• Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 4/20/18, Prediction & Odds
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 4/20/18, Prediction & Odds

The plodding Filppula had his most impressive game as a Flyer, scoring a shorthanded goal that tied the game late in the second, setting up two other scores, and helping the Flyers frustrate Crosby (one assist, minus-2). Barely 72 hours removed from a frightening collision with a teammate in practice threatened to end his season, Couturier return...

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  • Despite rocky A-Day, Saban 'not disappointed' in Jalen Hurts
Despite rocky A-Day, Saban 'not disappointed' in Jalen Hurts

The White team responded before the half by netting two field goals to cut the deficit to 14-6 at the break. More importantly, his offense was kept out of the end zone the entire game. However, that's now in the past and the Alabama Crimson Tide have begun working on putting themselves in a position to bring home the next one to the program.

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  • Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return
Khan beats Lo Greco in 39 seconds on British return

The Brit, fighting in his homeland for the first time since 2013, put the 33-year-old down after catching him with a sharp right-left combination only 13 seconds in. In Liverpool, at the Echo Arena. "The weight is an issue with Kell, I'm a 147-pound fighter", Khan said after the win. Amir Khan threw a glass of water over opponent Phil Lo ...

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  • Grieving Popovich will not return for Spurs' playoff game four
Grieving Popovich will not return for Spurs' playoff game four

There is also the reality that an era, not just a season, could end with a Spurs loss Sunday. While San Antonio extended its 21-year streak of reaching the playoffs, its 47 wins marked the fewest during that run, excepting the lockout-shortened 1998-99 campaign.

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  • Closer Look At The Air Jordan 1
Closer Look At The Air Jordan 1 "Kawhi Leonard"

Thompson and Durant will again combine for 50-plus points, and will lead the Warriors to a 3-0 series lead with a 111-103 win. If San Antonio is unable to muster a win in Game 3 on Thursday night, the questions about Leonard's future with the organization will only grow louder despite reports indicating the front office has no plans to move...

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  • Mock Draft Roundup: Less Than a Week Until Draft
Mock Draft Roundup: Less Than a Week Until Draft

Ten quarterbacks drafted since 1999, including five in the first two rounds. If Sam Darnold is available at the No. 2 spot, NY may draft the USC quarterback. "Does Miami want to get up there or don't they?" Cleveland grabbed Tyrod Taylor in the offseason and plans for him to start 2018. "The 6'5", 237-pound quarterback who starred in colleg...

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  • James leads Cavaliers past Pacers; Jazz top OKC Thunder
James leads Cavaliers past Pacers; Jazz top OKC Thunder

But for those watching IN with a close eye, this isn't almost as surprising. The Pacers did what they head to do in Cleveland . "We feel confident going home", Oladipo said after the Game 2 loss on Wednesday . It's the opportunity for LeBron and the rest of the Cavs to watch a lot of film, study their opponents' superstars, and make ano...

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  • National Football League announces date for the Eagles and Jags global game
National Football League announces date for the Eagles and Jags global game

The game will be played at 8:30 a.m. CT, and will be broadcast on CBS. The Bucs would have three straight home games in Weeks 12 through 14, but would have two of their last three on the road . Notably, the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in London will be a rare classic matchup played outside the U.S. In addition to the normal NFC Nor...

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  • New York Giants Release WR Brandon Marshall
New York Giants Release WR Brandon Marshall

He was hurt against the Los Angeles Chargers in early October and had season-ending surgery to stabilize his ankle. As it turns out, the Brandon Marshall Experiment lasted only five games. I'm not playing this game just to be a guy. "The Giants got a helluva defense, they're going to pay OBJ (fellow wideout and pal Odell Beckham Jr .), so c...

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  • Hassan Whiteside Says He's Ready for Joel Embiid
Hassan Whiteside Says He's Ready for Joel Embiid

Wade hesitated before using the work "vintage" and asked why it was tough to say. On Monday, the Sixers weren't as open cutting to the basket because the Heat were simply more committed to playing defense. After the loss, 76ers coach Brett Brown seemed understanding of Embiid's emotions. "He's a guy who wants to play all the time ". The...

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  • West Ham look to boost survival hopes with Stoke win
West Ham look to boost survival hopes with Stoke win

Hammers missed a number of decent opportunities, but are now unbeaten in three Premier League matches. Following their draw against Everton at the weekend, Swansea would have been watching this game closely to gauge their relegation fight ahead of the coming weeks.

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  • How tax reform will affect this year's taxes and next year's returns
How tax reform will affect this year's taxes and next year's returns

And of those, only 38 percent said the extra money helps them "a great deal" or "a fair amount". Paychecks are climbing. Tax rates are going down. "Since that is essentially what the Trump tax does, we want to repeal it". By April 15, 2019, taxpayers will see the difference in their tax return, Trump said. "The child tax credit is much more gen...

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  • Ravens reportedly showing most interest in Dez Bryant
Ravens reportedly showing most interest in Dez Bryant

When asked if the Cowboys were exhausted of Bryant and his approach to these situations, Irvin said, "To some degree, I guess that's how you can put it". If that fails, he intends to sign with a team based on need, rather than money. Last season, the 2010 first-round pick out of Oklahoma State finished with 69 receptions for 838 yards and six t...

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  • Rafael Nadal: '25-second shot clock is good only for business'
Rafael Nadal: '25-second shot clock is good only for business'

Moya, who was initially apprehensive about Nadal rushing back to action believes the ten-time French Open winner's presence takes away the pressure from the rest of the players. Just a couple of months into the 2018 season the partnership with the new team started to pay dividends. Djokovic won on his first match point when Lajovic swiped a for...

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  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in Women's 50kg freestyle category
Commonwealth Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in Women's 50kg freestyle category

Vinesh, in a magnificent performance, defeated Canada's Jessica Macdonald 13-3, thus defending her title from Glasgow. Malik was India's biggest gold medal hope in the women's section but two losses against against Adeniyi and Canada's Michelle Fazzari ended her hopes of finishing top of the podium.

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  • Pacers' Victor Oladipo Fueled By Dan Gilbert Slight
Pacers' Victor Oladipo Fueled By Dan Gilbert Slight

Love didn't score in either quarter, and not coincidentally the Cavs were outscored 58-29 over those 24 minutes. I was down 3-1 in the Finals. The Cavaliers are best when they have efficient three-point shooting and efficient scoring to combat LeBron's guaranteed double-digit scoring output on a nightly basis.

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  • Celtics hang on, beat Bucks in OT
Celtics hang on, beat Bucks in OT

Boston enters as the No. 2 seed. Yes, the Bucks can clean up the 20 turnovers and certainly defend the three-ball better, but that's a game the Bucks should still win. Injuries aside, Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon expects Boston to be tough. Antetokounmpo got free for a dunk, But Horford was steady again after being fouled, connecting on two m...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo can not understand Juventus complaints over last-gasp penalty
Cristiano Ronaldo can not understand Juventus complaints over last-gasp penalty

But with the tie heading towards extra-time, Madrid were awarded a penalty following Mehdi Benatia's challenge on Lucas. And he slammed home the spot-kick to knock Juventus out after Gianluigi Buffon had been sent off for protesting in what is likely his last-ever Champions League match.

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  • I love Roma - Liverpool's Salah relishing Champions League reunion
I love Roma - Liverpool's Salah relishing Champions League reunion

The semi-finals for this season's Champions League promises much more , with surprise packages such as AS Roma and Liverpool in the mix against European heavyweights Bayern Munich and Real Madrid. "But if anybody thinks this is the easiest draw then I can not help this person - they obviously didn't see both games against Barcelona ". I...

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  • Paul Merson slams 'disrespectful' Man City boss Pep Guardiola after Liverpool treatment
Paul Merson slams 'disrespectful' Man City boss Pep Guardiola after Liverpool treatment

We handled the pressure - the good, the bad situations - the whole season". Sergio Aguero is the league's third top scorer on 21, but Guardiola confirmed his leading marksman will not be fit. "But it's in our hands, we don't depend on anyone else, and that's a good advantage". "We can not forget he was two months injured". But in one week we lo...

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  • Super-sub Olivier Giroud inspires stirring Chelsea fightback at Southampton
Super-sub Olivier Giroud inspires stirring Chelsea fightback at Southampton

Meanwhile, Conte did have words for his side's poor performance for the first 60 minutes of the contest, which saw the Blues fall 2-0 behind following goals by Dusan Tadic and Jan Bednarek . Marcos Alonso was then lucky to escape a red card on the stroke of half-time for catching Long on the calf with a studs-first challenge. It was hard f...

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  • Trump Pardons Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney's Former Chief of Staff
Trump Pardons Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney's Former Chief of Staff

Trump complains about an overzealous investigation against him. Libby was charged with lying to officials investigating an incident in which a Central Intelligence Agency officer's covert status was leaked to the media. To be sure, today's media see all sorts of ulterior motives in Mr. Trump's action, calling it a shot across the bow and a warning ...

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  • REACTION: Juventus players 'furious', confronted Real Madrid stars and officials
REACTION: Juventus players 'furious', confronted Real Madrid stars and officials

Oliver awarded Real a penalty in the 93rd minute at the Santiago Bernabeu, after Juve defender Mehdi Benatia brought down Lucas Vazquez with a clumsy challenge from behind. An equally livid Juventus president Andrea Andrea Agnelli said VAR was desperately needed in the Champions League . "A human being can not decide the elimination of a t...

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  • National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Predictions, picks for Warriors vs. Spurs first-round series
National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Predictions, picks for Warriors vs. Spurs first-round series

The Warriors have looked vulnerable, unlike any other time during their three-plus-year reign with the NBA's top record and their struggles at both ends of the court have been well-documented, clearly lacking the same fire that made them such a tough team to beat.

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  • Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler fail as Sunrisers blow Rajasthan away
Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler fail as Sunrisers blow Rajasthan away

Preview: Rajasthan Royals and Sunrisers Hyderabad will face-off in the Indian Premier League in Hyderabad on Monday sans their marquee captains Steve Smith and David Warner who are serving a one-year ban for ball tampering. The team also has Sussex all-rounder Jofra Archer (Rs 7.2 crores) and Karnataka off-spinner K Gowtham (6.2 ...

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  • Bayern Munich reaches Champions League semifinals
Bayern Munich reaches Champions League semifinals

Less than 24 hours after securing a sixth successive Bundesliga title , Jupp Heynckes cut Bayern Munich's celebrations short as they aim for a seventh Champions League semi-final appearance in nine seasons. "They will certainly go on the offensive", said Heynckes. Robert Lewandowski was one of six regulars not to start on Saturday. The...

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  • Di Francesco On Roma Win: I Deserve The Credit
Di Francesco On Roma Win: I Deserve The Credit

Eusebio Di Francesco's side needed to overturn a 4-1 deficit from the quarter-final first leg and they did so in style. That Achilles heel resurfaced on Tuesday, as after a rousing first-half performance gave them hope, Salah's 39th goal of the season all but ended the tie 11 minutes into the second period.

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  • Commonwealth Games 2018: Everything you need to know about Laurel Hubbard
Commonwealth Games 2018: Everything you need to know about Laurel Hubbard

Hubbard's third lift - an attempt to break her personal best of 131kg - went horribly wrong when Hubbard dropped the bar behind her and the athlete's elbow twisted awkwardly, leading to a withdrawal before the clean and jerk phase. Laurel Hubbard previously competed below the title Gavin Hubbard Ahead of transitioning to a woman. "It seems likely...

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  • Shohei Ohtani shows why spring training stats are for suckers
Shohei Ohtani shows why spring training stats are for suckers

Mixing 99 miles per hour fastballs with precipitous breaking pitches, Ohtani (2-0) was too much for Oakland - until the seventh, when he showed resilience, too. In the bottom of the 14th, down 5-4 with runners on the corners and no outs, he labored through a 12-pitch at-bat against rookie right-hander Wilmer Font .

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  • LeBron James on Loss to 76ers: 'We Dug Ourselves That Hole'
LeBron James on Loss to 76ers: 'We Dug Ourselves That Hole'

Bucks, Heat, and Wizards will all be struggling to reach a more favorable position by the end of the season, but the primary focus of the public will expectedly be on a two-team jam higher up in the standings. Portland's Damian Lillard sat out after spraining his left ankle Tuesday against Dallas. He made the first free throw, but missed the s...

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  • Fifth Place Both Disappointing And Encouraging - Daniel Ricciardo
Fifth Place Both Disappointing And Encouraging - Daniel Ricciardo

Lewis Hamilton , who had a patchy first practice session, again looked a bit short of speed as he finished fourth, just behind Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas . Verstappen's auto ground to a halt on the final strait, and his humiliation was complete when he had to push the Red Bull - with the help of the martials - back to the garage amid 30 d...

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  • Everton 0-0 Liverpool: Reds held to draw on boring derby day
Everton 0-0 Liverpool: Reds held to draw on boring derby day

Cenk Tosun's header narrowly missed the inside of the post and sliding team-mate Seamus Coleman , before Dominic Calvert-Lewin curled over in the final few minutes of Saturday's early Premier league match. Despite the late Everton pressure they didn't force the keeper into anything. All game, none of us could understand why they couldn't come...

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  • English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Southampton 08 April 2018
English Premier League Report: Arsenal v Southampton 08 April 2018

The former Manchester United man then gave his team the advantage with a deflected strike after cutting in from the left, but the Gunners were again guilty of slack defending as Charlie Austin levelled the scores with 17 minutes left on the clock.

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  • Mixed Martial Arts-Chaotic McGregor casts shadow over UFC 223
Mixed Martial Arts-Chaotic McGregor casts shadow over UFC 223

McGregor , 29, now faces a hosts of charges, including criminal mischief , assault and reckless endangerment. McGregor , who posted bond Friday and is free to travel, must return for a hearing in June. Fighter Cian Crowley also turned himself into the police and appeared in court Friday. "Just tell me where and that's it", Nurmagomedov ...

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  • Premier League round-up: Wins for Spurs and Newcastle
Premier League round-up: Wins for Spurs and Newcastle

Last week's hoodoo-ending win at Chelsea - their first at Stamford Bridge since 1990 - has put Spurs in pole position for another year in the Champions League . Kane is aiming to achieve a third consecutive golden boot but Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has pulled five goals clear in his absence. A first win at Stamford Bridge in 28 years me...

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  • Dario Saric (elbow) scheduled to return for 76ers on Friday
Dario Saric (elbow) scheduled to return for 76ers on Friday

Now we're showing that we can do that". The win was the Sixers' 11th straight as they consolidated fourth spot in the Easter Conference to remain bound for their first play-offs in six years with five games to finish the regular season. "They tore us up tonight". Pistons: Andre Drummond had 13 points and 15 rebounds. Detroit is 25-15 with J...

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  • Ford recalls 350000 trucks and large SUVs over transmission problem
Ford recalls 350000 trucks and large SUVs over transmission problem

To increase the productivity of the company, one will need to keep the P/B ratio going smoothly. This week, Ford Motor Company has posted 4.51% result with a current price of $11.35. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

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  • Trump sends condolences for Canada bus crash
Trump sends condolences for Canada bus crash

In their first press conference following the crash, RCMP confirmed the highway at the time of the crash was experiencing "winter driving conditions", but they couldn't say if the weather was a factor, adding it's still early in the investigation.

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  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain promises more magic after wonder goal against Man City
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain promises more magic after wonder goal against Man City

I'm really pleased for the OX and many people must now understand player development has unfortunately stopped at Arsenal! Over the course of seven seasons with Arsenal, Oxlade-Chamberlain's career trajectory was both counter-intuitive and indicative of much of what is now wrong with the club.

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  • Spieth out in front at Masters
Spieth out in front at Masters

From elation to horror, in a split second. It was the start of what was supposed to be a grand week, a victory lap around Augusta National . After all, this is a 28-year-old who learned the game from his father, Kelepi, whose only knowledge came from what he'd read in Jack Nicklaus' book, "Golf My Way".

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  • The success of
The success of "Cleveland" and "Houston" misfire "Golden State"

I'm embarrassed . I know this game doesn't mean anything in the seeding, but the playoffs start next week. It would take Russell Westbrook , Paul George and Carmelo Anthony playing their best basketball together, which hasn't happened often.

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  • Manchester United star Paul Pogba reacts to incredible Pep Guardiola transfer claim
Manchester United star Paul Pogba reacts to incredible Pep Guardiola transfer claim

The league title being out of the picture, conceding "a double" against the city rivals will make things worse for the Portuguese boss, and he knows it himself. So he has to protect his players and has to know he can not bring the players to a guy like me, like a dog. Mourinho did offer an interesting exchange when it was pointed out that he had ...

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  • Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners
Minnesota Twins vs. Seattle Mariners

Nicknamed Big Maple, Paxton has coincidentally starred in a commercial where he removes his ball cap to reveal a bird's nest containing eggs. Paxton did anything but panic, not flinching as the eagle made a first pass at him. Seattle is also 5-2 in Paxton's last seven road starts and 1-5 in his last six starts. Paxton ducked but appeared unfaz...

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  • SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic in first powered flight since fatal breakup in 2014
SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic in first powered flight since fatal breakup in 2014

The spaceship climbed steeply and went supersonic - Mach 1.87 - during the 30-second rocket burn. With the engine shut down, Unity coasted upward to an apogee of 84,271 feet (25,686 meters). The development of the VSS Unity spaceship is part of Branson's ambitious dream to fly paying tourists into space and let them enjoy the view of the Eart...

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  • Conor McGregor is wanted by NYPD after alleged bus attack
Conor McGregor is wanted by NYPD after alleged bus attack

According to reports, UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa suffered injuries related to the McGregor attack and is now in hospital. Mike's cut up now. It's disgusting and I don't think anybody is going to be a fan after this. You got me? I didn't hear you?! "You didn't say it?" It is unclear whether the incident led to McGregor's actions. They fled...

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  • Tony Finau says dislocation recovery was 'mind over matter'
Tony Finau says dislocation recovery was 'mind over matter'

Masters hopeful Tony Finau is remaining optimistic of competing after suffering a dislocated ankle earlier this week. When he looked down at the ankle, Finau knew the injury was bad. A one-time PGA Tour victor, Finau is playing in his first Masters. He ended up withdrawing from the Par 3 contest . He played on for two holes following the disl...

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  • Watch live action from Day Two of the Commonwealth Games
Watch live action from Day Two of the Commonwealth Games

Meet P Gururaja , the son of a truck driver and an employee of the Indian Air Force. India were defeated 2-3 by lowly Wales on the first day of the women's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. "I went into my own little tunnel and thought "this is it, make or break", said surprise victor Wilby after a stunning late dash...

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  • Ravens sign QB Robert Griffin III to 1-year deal
Ravens sign QB Robert Griffin III to 1-year deal

Griffin last played in 2016 with the Cleveland Browns . GM Ozzie Newsome said that Griffin visited the team to workout last week, and the two sides came to an agreement last night. "You look at the veteran quarterbacks out there, where we're at right now, I'm pretty excited about this player", coach John Harbaugh said. Griffin will have to bec...

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  • Masters 2018: Tony Finau suffers ankle injury celebrating during par-3 contest
Masters 2018: Tony Finau suffers ankle injury celebrating during par-3 contest

I'm partial to this view that tracks GT and the other members of the group on the tee box. Nicklaus' grandson, Gary, was caddying for him during the event and chose to step up to the tee on the eighth hole. "To watch the kid knock in a hole-in-one on the biggest venue in the world, wow". "Seeing Tom at 68 putting the way he did was just a joy, ...

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  • Villanova crushes MI for second title in three years
Villanova crushes MI for second title in three years

The Wildcats' recipe for success: Don't be shy about shooting the basketball, especially from deep. Villanova is sure to try to boost his salary now, and an increase of essentially $1.1 million per year would make Wright one of the five highest-paid college coaches based on 2017-18 base salaries.

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