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Larson to start out front on wet Bristol track

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Erik Jones claimed the tail end of back-to-back Xfinity series victories Saturday, at both Bristol Motor Speedway and on the season. He won the second stage and was second in the first stage. Joey Logano in a Ford was fifth for Team Penske and Larson rallied to sixth. SPEEDING TICKETS: Larson, who won Stage 1 and had battled his way back into the top three after falling back in the top 10, sped on pit road on Lap 422. Read More »

Jimmie Johnson grabs rare Bristol win after Kyle Larson mishap

Hendrick and the place he lets us work". "After securing a win last week, it obviously takes a huge load off of your shoulders", said crew chief Chad Knaus. "So I had to kind of ride". Larson told The Associated Press he expected NASCAR to call a competition caution early in the first stage Monday to check tire wear. Read More »

Zach Werenski nailed in face with puck, posts pic on Twitter

Lundqvist kept it scoreless as he stopped Andrew Shaw on a breakaway midway through the first period. Play continued as Werenski lay on the ice, his cheek bloodied, and the Penguins capitalized by scoring a controversial goal. Pittsburgh got the late goal but ran out of time. He probably would welcome a first-round matchup next year against anyone other than the Penguins and Crosby, the best player of his generation. Read More »

Marlins lose to the Mariners

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Hernandez's control has been impeccable early this season, as he has yet to issue a walk while striking out 15 in 18 1/3 innings. Suzuki turned on a first-pitch fastball from reliever Evan Marshall for a leadoff homer in the ninth inning. Read More »

The NBA playoff bracket is now set

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The Bulls finished the regular season with a 25-16 record at home, compared with a 16-25 record on the road. The strategy worked well against the lowly Nets, who benched a half-dozen players in their final game. Paul George did his part to make sure the Pacers sealed the deal on their playoff berth, going for 32 points (12 of 21 from the field, 5 of 10 from long range) and 11 rebounds in Indiana's win. Read More »

Chris Lynn's IPL Campaign in Doubt Due to Shoulder Injury

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Lynn is now the highest run-getter in the 2017 IPL season having managed 125 runs from two matches. "@y_umesh is all geared up to make a thumping start in #IPL" the KKR management posted on their official twitter handle. "All those anxious about Lynn". Venky Mysore further informed that Lynn has been kept under observation by the KKR doctors. The seamer nearly produced the ideal riposte after being deposited over the rope by Buttler but a diving Lynn shelled a tough chance as he ran back ... Read More »

Tottenham coach Ugo Ehiogu in hospital after collapsing

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David Doherty and Ugo Ehiogu. He bagged his only goal for the Three Lions in a 3-0 victory over Spain in 2001. Ehiogu, a former centre back who played for Aston Villa and Middlesbrough , has been in charge of Tottenham's... Did Ugo Ehiogu win any silverware? Ehiogu won the same trophy again at Middlesbrough in 2004, giving the north-east side the first major honour in the club's history. Read More »

Cleveland Cavaliers are counting on Dahntay Jones to add fire to team

Although there was still a chance to get the top seed, the Cavs put more value on rest and sat James, Irving and Love, who will be fresh for Saturday's Game 1 against the Indiana Pacers. The Toronto Raptors and the Cleveland Cavaliers do battle at the Quicken Loans Arena on Wednesday night. Cleveland finished the regular season with ninth-worst defensive rating in the league. Read More »

3 reasons the Rockets can beat the Warriors this postseason

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Some teams in the past seem to have been able to "flip the switch" once the playoffs come, but aren't teams in a sense playing with fire if they assume they can do that? The Cavaliers, 51-31, could have signed Jones sooner. He scored 43 points in Cleveland's 135-130 double overtime win over the Pacers on April 2nd. Cleveland has both outwardly and inwardly placed a great deal of faith in Lue's ability to scheme for an opponent in a playoff series. Read More »

Celtics Star Thomas' Sister Killed in Car Accident in Tacoma, Washington

Thomas told Chillious via text Saturday that he was "being strong for the whole family" and wanted to play the following evening in Game 1 of the playoffs against the Bulls. "I think he handled [the situation] great". Morris, in his first taste of the postseason after 448 regular-season games, caught fire early in the second half to push Washington ahead, and the Wizards held on to take the series lead. Read More »

Leicester City to make tough choice between Europe and Premier League

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Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish is eager for more kids to come through their academy. Premier League rules dictate that eight of those in a first-team squad must be considered home-grown, which in the present climate can include those from within the European Union who are ineligible to play for England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland or Ireland. Read More »

Southampton Vs. Manchester City Live Stream

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With this victory, City have moved to third in the Premier League, one point above fourth-placed Liverpool who face West Bromwich Albion on Sunday. Southampton had only failed to score in three of their previous 14 home games, but they could barely muster a shot on target on Saturday. Read More »

Former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in Boston double murder

A defense attorney hugged him. Hernandez was accused of fatally shooting Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in 2012. The judge sentenced him to an additional four to five years in prison, separate from his existing life sentence. He calls Hernandez "a handsome young man". Hernandez denied killing them. "There's no finality in the other case yet", Baez added after securing his most recent victory. Read More »

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish sees Brexit as a "fantastic opportunity"

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You've got the homegrown player rule which is meant to protect the England team. "A 14-year-old shouldn't be bought from Crystal Palace by Manchester City or Chelsea, because they're just overloading, right?" "We are playing a team in exceptionally good form, like ourselves, who are champions of the Premier League, who are in the quarter finals of the Champions League, so it is just as difficult a game tomorrow, and maybe even more difficult a game tomorrow, than Chelsea and Arsenal, but ... Read More »

Leaked Minnesota Timberwolves Logo Looks Exactly like the Arizona Coyotes'

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It'll be the fourth logo the team has had in its 28-year history in Minnesota. Our new logo is more than just a different look for us. This wolf in the logo is not that different from the wolf now in one of the team's secondary logos , which is facing the opposite direction and howling over a slightly different background. Read More »

Celtics Vs. Bulls NBA Playoffs Schedule

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No team has ever come from such depths to finish a season at.500 or better. "We have a team that plays hard, just like Miami", Wizards coach Scott Brooks said. Dragic said it was the worst feeling he had after a game since his homeland of Slovenia lost while hosting the European championship quarterfinals in 2013. Read More »

Oakland Coliseum director sounds like he wants Raiders out immediately

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Hof, who runs multiple bordellos in Nevada and has been featured in HBO's " Cathouse " series, said he plans to open a Raiders-themed location to coincide with the launch of the team's new $1.9 billion stadium in 2020. In 1966, the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum was a new stadium for the Raiders to play in. Their commodity? The joy they bring fan bases. Mayor Libby Schaaf vied for the franchise to stay, asking the owners to delay the vote in order for her to pen a deal for new stadium at the ... Read More »

BOZICH | Calipari, Kentucky drive UCLA into slow lane and exit r

The only No. 2 seed to survive and advance, the Wildcats (32-5) won their 14th straight game. Kentucky got revenge against UCLA and will have to beat North Carolina for a second time this season to reach the Final Four. It all adds up to a nation-leading 21.6 assists per game, the highest mark in college basketball since UNLV's 1991 team averaged 24.7 on its way to the Final Four. Read More »

Golden State Warriors see Kevin Durant healthy before NBA Playoffs

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Durant , who sprained the MCL in his left knee February 28 against the Wizards, didn't appear to be slowed Tuesday as he took jumpers before Golden State's game at Dallas. Rookie Patrick McCaw has been starting in his place, but his 3.9 points and 1.4 rebounds per game is nowhere near Durant's 25.3 and 8.2. The Warriors opened the week with a commanding 122-92 win over the Orlando Magic last Thursday, using 21 first-quarter points from Klay Thompson to build a double-digit lead in the ... Read More »

Manchester City become first Premier League side to announce new sleeve sponsor

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Manchester City have become the first Premier League club to make use of the new regulations allowing clubs to have sponsorship branding on their shirt sleeves after agreeing a deal with existing partner Nexen Tire. "At Manchester City, we are always striving to take an original approach to our commercial partnerships, creating great relationships and great content for our fans", said Ferran Soriano, Manchester City chief executive. Read More »

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 West Virginia Prediction, Game Preview

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Gonzaga vs. West Virginia prediction and game preview, as the No. 1 Bulldogs and No. 4 Mountaineers face off in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament . The Bulldogs went up 34-12 with 2:30 remaining before halftime when Przemek Karnowski scored a pair of baskets sandwiched around a dunk from Williams-Goss over three straight possessions. Read More »

Denver Broncos NFL Trade Rumors: Broncos to Pursue Tony Romo

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A source told Werder that Romo did not have to pressure Jones to release him before the official beginning of National Football League free agency so he could pursue opportunities with another franchise. Nonetheless Tony Romo will never truly get the praise he deserves for being one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever wear the Dallas uniform. The Cowboys were the top seed in the NFC at 13-3 but lost their first playoff game to the Packers. Read More »

Partial sale of Dakota Access Pipeline completed after construction starts back up

Bernardo Silva doubled Portugal's lead four minutes later when he connected with a pass inside the box and slammed home low into the middle of the net. Russian fans in a 56,290 crowd made it clear who they came to see. Ronaldo's goal was his 75th with Portugal , taking him level with Sandor Kocsis in second on the list of global goals for European players, and he said he was happy to contribute. Read More »