Astros-Yankees opener rained out, pushed back to Tuesday

06 Apr, 2016

Keuchel - who last season topped the AL in wins, WHIP (1.017) and innings (232) - had 22 scoreless frames in three starts against the Yankees, including the playoff outing. On the New York Yankees' Opening Day, Starlin Castro made a good impression with his new team and HBO's John Oliver got his wish. Keuchel settled in after his early troubles, as NY failed to get anything going as the game wore on.


Midlands native sinks game-winning shot to give Villanova NCAA Championship

06 Apr, 2016

For a team that defines itself by unselfishness, the winning play embodied the second-seeded Wildcats. I'm always the one with the ball. Paige: "Kris is their best three-point shooter. Both men just sat there, unblinking. "It was helpless", Williams said, rubbing his face. "I just wish I could have helped them a little bit more". Four point nine seconds to go.


Hield gets another player of year trophy after Final 4 loss

06 Apr, 2016

They play for the national title against Villanova on Monday after an easy 83-66 win over Syracuse on Saturday night. They took down No. 1 overall seed Kansas in the Elite Eight, 64-59, with Arcidiacono scoring 13 points in that game. It's the first time the Wildcats will play for the national title since winning it all in 1985. The Wildcats had as many assists (9) as Oklahoma did turnovers.


Atletico will be tougher opponents than Real, predicts Barcelona's Gerard Pique

06 Apr, 2016

Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid managed to go to within six points of table toppers Barcelona with an emphatic 5-1 win over Real Betis on Saturday. GOAL! Koke slides the pass through for Fernando Torres in oceans of space and the wily old fox puts the ball through the legs of Marc-Andre ter Stegen.


LeBron James passes Oscar Robertson on career scoring list

05 Apr, 2016

Atlanta's Al Horford was called for goaltending on the play (see full recap). Finishing with a line of 29 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists is indicative of the type of player James is and fitting on a night he surpassed the triple-double machine in Robertson.


Wade looking forward to a final meeting with Kobe

05 Apr, 2016

And he's one of the Lakers' more dependable players. DeMar DeRozan had 19 points and Norman Powell added 18 for the Raptors, who lost at home for just the fourth time in 2016. The Jazz honored Kobe Bryant with a video tribute prior to tip-off on Monday night, but this game was all about Rodney Hood . "But nobody else wanted to step up and take that challenge".


Coach K apologizes to Altman for postgame chat with Brooks

05 Apr, 2016

Altman also reiterated that he instructed Brooks to take the long three-pointer. So yeah, our guys knew the significance of playing Duke, defending national title, all the Final Fours, all the national championships that their program has been able to win.


Hield held below 10 points as Oklahoma loses in Final Four

05 Apr, 2016

Josh Hart led the Wildcats with 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting while Kris Jenkins added an efficient 18 points while hitting four shots from behind the arc. "Threw a bunch of bodies at me". "They made it hard for us to guard them tonight". With the Villanova rout, the team gets to sit back and wait for its opponent.


Herman, Lovemark share lead in Houston

05 Apr, 2016

Heading into today's final round in a share of the lead with Jamie Lovemark , Herman hardly put a foot wrong and surprised many with the manner in which he acquitted himself especially given the magnitude of the task he faced and what was at stake.


Colin Kaepernick: Report: Kaepernick trade talks 'still on'

05 Apr, 2016

If Colin Kaepernick wants to play for the Denver Broncos in 2016, all he has to do is agree to take less money . The San Francisco 49ers' voluntary offseason program opened on Monday, and Colin Kaepernick was in attendance, a source told CSNBayArea.com's Matt Maiocco.


Curry fans fall from stands trying to get autograph

04 Apr, 2016

The Golden State Warriors second-half defensive effort earned them a 102-94 victory on Tuesday, hours after Jerry West questioned their defensive effort as of late. That made him just the third player in National Basketball Association history to go for at least 20 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, five blocks and five steals in one game....


Jimmie Johnson gets past Harvick in OT to win at Fontana

04 Apr, 2016

But when Suarez ran out of gas, Dillon roared up and stole his seventh career victory in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet. In the post race interview, Johnson prominently wore his Superman fire suit and a cape as he answered questions.


Retired soccer star Abby Wambach arrested for DUI in Oregon

04 Apr, 2016

Police said she was released after processing, adding that she was "polite and cooperative throughout the investigation". The Rochester, N.Y. native was booked at 2:02 a.m. Wambach promised in her statement to now make the same mistake again. She announced her retirement from soccer in December 2015, shortly after the US women's national team celebrated its World Cup victory at the White House.


Ferrari fastest in final practice at Bahrain GP

04 Apr, 2016

Reflecting on his pole lap, Hamilton, who eclipsed Mark Webber's 11-year record, said: "I was struggling to put laps together but luckily the one lap I did put together was the last one". "Naturally with this format everyone has to go out more or less straight away so there is a lot of time spent sitting in the garage", he said. The red cars were still a major threat, however, setting up the prospect of a tough and tactical race.


Djokovic beats Goffin in Key Biscayne semis 7-6 (5), 6-4

04 Apr, 2016

Meanwhile, Djokovic is inching closer to his sixth Miami Open title after reaching the final round of the tournament in Key Biscayne, Florida. "And to overcome those obstacles and conditions was something that I'm proud of". The first Belgian man to reach the semifinals in this tournament's 32-year history, Goffin was coming off a semifinal run at Indian Wells. Goffin started off strongly, holding his first two service games comprehensively and creating three break point opportunities ...


UNC, Syracuse vastly different but familiar Final Four foes

03 Apr, 2016

For those who may question whether 10th- seeded Syracuse can step onto the Final Four stage Saturday night at NRG Stadium and pull a semifinal upset over a top-seeded North Carolina team that already has swept two games from the Orange this season, please see Exhibit A - Virginia, the top-seeded team in the Midwest Regional.


How Real Madrid could lineup vs Barcelona- 4-3-3

03 Apr, 2016

We must remember that and enjoy it - a chance to play against good players and test yourself against Barcelona . However, they have lost just one of their last seven league games at home against Madrid , winning five. Both sets of players and a capacity Camp Nou crowd paid a moving pre-match tribute to the late Johan Cruyff but there was little of the footballing magic the Dutchman made his calling card during a fitful contest in Catalonia.


Dimitri Payet: Goal in 2-2 draw

03 Apr, 2016

In between, Scott Dann's header had made it two, while in a brief West Ham rally Enner Valencia netted a consolation before Murray saw red for a second bookable offence. Bull reckons Gate still need at least two more wins to be safe from relegation and says losing 12-goal top scorer Ladapo makes that task even harder.


Logano wins third consecutive pole at Martinsville

03 Apr, 2016

There was a time when Sprint Cup drivers were counseled in pre-race meetings at super speedways to "save your paybacks for the short tracks". Diver Dale Earnhardt Jr. September 25th 1949 was the first race on a dirt track at Martinsville Red Byron was the victor taking home $1,000. Wood Brothers drivers have completed 44,978 of 52,746 laps (85 percent) while competing at Martinsville .


Buddy Hield wins Oscar Robertson Trophy

03 Apr, 2016

He set career highs in scoring (25.4 points per game), shooting percentage (50.4), three-point percentage (46.5), rebounding (5.7) and assists (2.0) in helping Oklahoma reach No. "I don't think any of these players can guard him". Even though these awards recognize what happens in the regular season, Hield has become the star of this year's tournament.


Ramos: Real Madrid Remains The Best

02 Apr, 2016

However, looking at the importance of this fixture, it seems unthinkable that Enrique will risk the wrath of the Barcelona faithful by playing an emaciated team. "I'm not bothered about that ( Madrid being seen as underdogs), all I can say is that we're going to play the game and be concentrated". With both sides at full strength, some of the best players in the world on the pitch and half of the world watching on TV, it should be a match that lives up to its name: They don't call it El ...


Caregivers of people with dementia face financial hardships

02 Apr, 2016

The release also says care contributors lose more than $15,000 in annual income as a result of reducing or quitting work. The survey shows 13 percent of caregivers sold personal belongings, like a auto, to care for their love one. If they did, they were then asked if they'd paid for their relative's or friend's expenses at least once a month during the previous year and if so, how much they paid and the financial impact of those contributions.


Striker injury crisis causes concern for Martin O'Neill and Ireland fans

02 Apr, 2016

Keane had traveled to Ireland to compete with the national team in friendly matches against Switzerland and Slovakia , but never trained after suffering the knee injury in MLS play. Gerrard suffered a calf injury warming up for a game against San Jose March 19 and isn't expected to play against the Whitecaps. Keane seemed to be in good spirits after the operation.


NCAA Women's basketball tournament 2016

01 Apr, 2016

And while the Huskies and Bears would appear to be heavy favorites to move on and meet in Indianapolis, UConn is an especially heavy one because of history. Who complained about the Celtics and the Lakers, the Yankees and the Red Sox, the Bushes and the Clintons? There's what, 20 McDonald's [high school] All-Americans named? Where are all the other ones going? I get that some people don't like to watch blow outs and that's understandable, but don't generalize the state of women's college hoops ...


Ex-Broncos, 49ers TE Vernon Davis joins the Redskins

01 Apr, 2016

He spent his first 9 1/2 seasons with the San Francisco 49ers , then was traded to the Denver Broncos in November and won a championship. Davis' last great season came in 2013 when he caught 13 touchdown passes. Initially, the Broncos needed some help at tight end because Owen Daniels had missed some practice time, as had Virgil Green. After Jordan Reed's breakout showing in 2015 for Washington , Davis will likely again find himself in a secondary role that could require him to block ...


Lucky Lendl takes WI to final, Kohli's genius in vain

01 Apr, 2016

India on the other hand are in scintillating form coming into the fixture, having won their last three in a row after a shaky start against New Zealand saw the hosts lose the tournament opener. "Look at the players we have in our team - Bravo, Russell, Badree, Benn". Chris Gayle, who was rested for their last game, a loss to Afghanistan, returned to take his place at the top of the order and Lendl Simmons has been brought in to replace the injured Andre Fletcher.


Boeheim surprised his 10-seed Syracuse crashing Final Four

01 Apr, 2016

This year Northern Iowa nearly made it, but their unbelievable meltdown against Texas A&M by losing a 12-point lead in 33 seconds kept them away from the Elite 8. Their semifinal against Villanova is a rematch of Oklahoma's 78-55 win in December in Hawaii. The two that iced the game came after an incredible defensive play by Ryan Arcidiacono and Mikal Bridges.


Hillary Clinton confronts Donald Trump in NY ad

31 Mar, 2016

Hillary Clinton brought the presidential race to NY on Wednesday (Mar 30), visiting the historically black neighbourhood of Harlem to outline a vision of national diversity and to attack Donald Trump . "And that's what we want from our president too". But New York has become Clinton's home. "This is her home state so I think it was really good for the people of Harlem to see".


Crabbe has 21 and Blazers beat Kings 105-93

31 Mar, 2016

Normally it would be Damian Lillard taking the last shot, but the Sixers double-teamed him, forcing a pass off to McCollum. With the loss, Washington dropped to 36-38 on the season which is now good for 10th place in the Eastern Conference which leaves them three games out of the eighth spot.


Florida panther zips past woman on boardwalk

31 Mar, 2016

Audubon's Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary , which bills itself as Home to Earth's Largest Ancient Virgin Bald Cypress Forest, doesn't mind the publicity. Video of the encounter shows the panther running right past Dorschel, stumbling a bit as it takes a turn down the path.



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