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Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says

Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says Even moving indoors couldn't get the Blue Jays back on the field. "It was pretty frightening". "It's hard to describe, it was really loud", Miller said. They'll now play a pair of doubleheaders in the span of the next few weeks to make up for these lost games. It was a metaphor for everything that could and did go wrong for the Blue Jays during their nightmare 2012 season. [Full Article...]

Five things we learned from the Premier League

Five things we learned from the Premier League United will be eager to delay City lifting the crown for as long as possible with a win over West Brom . Instead of City hoping to clinch the title at home to Swansea next weekend, that game at Etihad Stadium will now be a party and a celebration of one of the Premier League's finest teams which could yet break a slew of records by the end of the season. [Full Article...]

De Gea to Real Madrid 'agreement', Rakitic debating 'offer', Rashford claim

De Gea to Real Madrid 'agreement', Rakitic debating 'offer', Rashford claim To talk about these things (refereeing decisions) more is pointless and I will not do that anymore. But United are said to be spearheading the race for the 28-year-old, with Jose Mourinho preparing to potentially lose either one of or both Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford this summer. [Full Article...]

Oladipo scores 32 points, Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs

Oladipo scores 32 points, Pacers stun LeBron, Cavs And, prior to Sunday, the only time the Cavs lost a Game 1 against an Eastern Conference foe was 2015, when the Bulls beat the Cavs 99-92 in the opener of the East semifinals at The Q. As it has now been pointed out several times, across various different media markets, the Indiana Pacers have had one nationally televised game, I repeat one, compared to the 39 nationally televised game... [Full Article...]

National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Predictions, picks for Rockets vs. Timberwolves first-round series

National Basketball Association playoffs 2018: Predictions, picks for Rockets vs. Timberwolves first-round series I just knew it was gonna be a disaster". "We still take the shots that we get and, coming into Game Two, guess what?" Their season averages are 2nd in points, 18th in rebounds, 24th in assists, and 7th in opposing points per game. Harden got things going when he made a 3-pointer while being fouled by Rose and also made the free throw. Harden took over after that, scoring the last six points of t... [Full Article...]

Mainz and Freiburg players called back to pitch after VAR-awarded penalty

Mainz and Freiburg players called back to pitch after VAR-awarded penalty Referee Guido Winkmann initially allowed the game to play on, denying Mainz a penalty, before blowing for halftime shortly thereafter. Spectators showed their displeasure by throwing toilet rolls onto the pitch during an incident-packed game at the Opel Arena, which the hosts won 2-0. [Full Article...]

The best and worst from UFC on Fox 29

The best and worst from UFC on Fox 29 It should be noted that Gaethje is still just 29-years-old. Eddie Alvarez is perhaps the only other lightweight that has a title claim, but he may need to get past Poirier first. I wish he would have checked some of the leg kicks in the first round, as it may have been an even quicker fight for Poirier. The No. 6-ranked Gaethje falls to 18-2. [Full Article...]

Sixers Announce Joel Embiid's Status For Game 2 vs

Sixers Announce Joel Embiid's Status For Game 2 vs Embiid suffered a broken orbital bone and concussion in a collision with teammate Markelle Fultz on March 28. Philadelphia looks laser-focused in postseason play one game in. "We gonna see how it feels in the next couple of days". And I feel great. He will wear a mask when he returns. Without Embiid, the Sixers dominated the Heat in Game 1. [Full Article...]

More African athletes missing from Games

More African athletes missing from Games Patrick Ogwel, the team manager and assistant secretary at the National Council of Sports told Xinhua that two weightlifters did not return to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games village on Wednesday. The Cameroon team's press agent Simon Molombe told news.com.au the players "just left in the night" and there were no leads on the missing athletes on Thursday morning. [Full Article...]

Weekend: Rain, freezing rain, possible ice storm

Weekend: Rain, freezing rain, possible ice storm The nasty ice and freezing rain will end by Noon Sunday with temperatures rising quickly. "However, as the low (pressure system) approaches tonight, freezing rain will likely become widespread again", the weather warning from Environment Canada reads. [Full Article...]

Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: 5 Talking Points

At half time, as Chelsea stumbled in 1-0 down to struggling Southampton , it was tempting to wonder whether Antonio Conte would make it to the Wembley when his side meet Southampton again in the FA Cup semifinal later this month. Conte swiftly responded by hauling off the disappointing Alvaro Morata and Davide Zappacosta for Pedro Rodriguez and Giroud. Clearly, with Chelsea down to 10... [Full Article...]

Harry Kane on golden boot race: Salah has had an unbelievable season

Meetings between these two follow that high scoring trend as their 11 Premier League clashes since 2012/13 have averaged exactly four goals per game and Over 3.5 Goals looks great value. Fernandinho is also missing through suspension. Manchester United will look to build on their win over Manchester City against West Bromwich Albion . [Full Article...]

Harvey, Maria Among Those Retired As Hurricane Names

Harvey, Maria Among Those Retired As Hurricane Names However, if a storm gains notoriety because of its strength, number of deaths or damage, the WMO may retire that name from future use. On Thursday, a committee of the World Meteorological Organization made a decision to replace those names with Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel when the list is recycled in 2023. [Full Article...]

Oklahoma City Announcer Says Russell Westbrook 'Out of his Cotton Picking Mind'

Oklahoma City Announcer Says Russell Westbrook 'Out of his Cotton Picking Mind' It doesn't take more than a glance at his halftime box score to see how singularly focused he was. I don't take going out on the floor and competing for granted. He only took two shots. If people could f-ing get 15 rebounds, they would. "We've got to move forward, but I think he'll be fine". What's wrong with that? "I just caught a rhythm early", George asaid. [Full Article...]

Knicks to contact Villanova's Wright about coaching job

Knicks to contact Villanova's Wright about coaching job The loss brought New York's record to 29-53, and left the Knicks with the ninth best odds in next month's NBA Draft Lottery. The New York Knicks will be looking for different answers next season. Jackson was largely responsible for the success of the team and was inexplicably let go after a 50 win season with the then up-and-coming roster. Van Gundy's run was the Knicks' most recent peri... [Full Article...]

New York Yankees: Bad timing for Giancarlo Stanton and his struggles

New York Yankees: Bad timing for Giancarlo Stanton and his struggles Then on Sunday, Boston rallied past the Rays again by scoring six runs in the eighth inning to keep the winning streak alive. As of this writing, 67% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Red Sox to beat the Yankees on the money line. [Full Article...]

IPL 2018 Live:SRH wins by 9 wickets

IPL 2018 Live:SRH wins by 9 wickets Heinrich Klaasen was the new added member to the side who did not play the opening game. "Hopefully we can keep it up in the coming games as well", he concluded. Shikhar Dhawan's 77 not out against Rajasthan is his highest IPL score while chasing. He is one of the contenders for the Purple Cap this year. It will be interesting to see whether the curator Y.L. [Full Article...]

Seahawks postpone visit with Colin Kaepernick

Seahawks postpone visit with Colin Kaepernick One day before his scheduled Friday meeting with receiver Dez Bryant to discuss his future with the team, Jones was finally deposed on Thursday in the Colin Kaepernick collusion grievance against the National Football League, a source confirmed . [Full Article...]

Timberwolves beat Nuggets to end long playoff drought

Timberwolves beat Nuggets to end long playoff drought It seemed as if the Wolves would be defeated again, but Minnesota forward Taj Gibson had other plans. Will Barton scored 24 points (9-of-22 shooting) and added eight rebounds and five assists as the starting shooting guard. This means that in the four meetings with Minnesota, the Rockets have scored almost 18 more points per 100 possessions than their yearly average while posting a 4-0 recor... [Full Article...]

Guardiola on defensive after Manchester City's miserable week

Guardiola on defensive after Manchester City's miserable week Premier League leaders City completely dominated the first half as they attempted to salvage the tie after last week's 3-0 loss at Anfield. "I said he was wrong", said Guardiola when asked about his dismissal. That's why he sent me off. Georginio Wijnaldum played Mane in on goal and although the Senegal forward slipped as Ederson came out to meet him, Salah was on hand to clip over the keepe... [Full Article...]


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