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Bucs to sign QB Ryan Fitzpatrick


He signed a deal on Friday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers . To make room on the 90-man offseason roster, the Buccaneers have waived quarterback Sean Renfree . After being drafted by the St. Louis Rams in 2005, he played in Cincinnati, Buffalo, Tennessee and Houston before signing with the Jets before the 2015 season. Read More »

Barca's Hector Bellerin bid depends on Champions League


Bellerin signed a new six-and-a-half year contract in November, but nevertheless Barcelona still feel they can sign the Spanish full back, who came through the ranks at La Masia. Young Gunner Bellerin is set for a move to Barcelona, per Don Balon , who claim he will cost the Catalan side much more than what Danilo will cost Arsenal. Read More »

Rats! Koepka's late trouble leaves Hahn, Barnes atop Nelson


A year after losing to Sergio Garcia in a playoff at the TPC Four Seasons, Koepka settled for a 3-under 67 and trailed co-leaders James Hahn and Ricky Barnes by three shots. The former US Open runner-up then cancelled out a bogey at the next with a birdie-four at the 16th to get to six under, while Hahn closed his blemish-free card with a 20-foot gain at the last. Read More »

LeGarrette Blount is a good fit for Eagles

It's unclear just how much or how little the Eagles will work Blount in 2017, but if it comes to a running-back-by-committee approach, would he be on board? "We feel good about the depth and competition that we have created at the running back position and we are looking forward to getting the guys out on the field next week for OTAs (Organized Team Activities)". Read More »

Wenger reveals when his Arsenal future will finally be decided

The 31-year-old is now managing his game time due to a minor calf problem and will miss the Premier League visit of relegated Sunderland on Tuesday night. "It is very important for Arsenal to be with the best teams in Europe". The uncertainty surrounding the club has been detrimental to the second half of their campaign, though it has been clear for some time Wenger will not be revealing his plans until the end of the season. Read More »

LeBron, Love help Cavs rout Celtics in Game 1


Losing 117-104, the game was basically over at halftime as Boston trailed by double-digits for the entirety of the final three quarters. Avery Bradley and Jae Crowder led the Celtics with 21 points apiece. But, if they limited their turnovers, they could survive stretches of good shooting, as long as it did not last the whole game. Following the game and understanding the history between these two teams, Tristan Thompson gave a commanding statement on how he will handle the rest of ... Read More »

Triple Crown in sight as Always Dreaming tackles Preakness Stakes


Most of the time the victor of the Kentucky Derby goes into the Preakness Stakes as the betting favorite and most of the time I agree with that assessment and sink or swim on a bed of chalk. "And we sure didn't change our minds because of the results of the Derby". Triple Crown Winners (Official List): Sir Barton (1919), Gallant Fox (1930), Omaha (1935), War Admiral (1937), Whirlaway (1941), Count Fleet (1943), Assault (1946), Citation (1948), Secretariat (1973), Seattle Slew (1977), ... Read More »

National Basketball Association playoff scores 2017: Ugh, Warriors are too good

After Livingston and Joel Anthony traded dunks to open the fourth quarter scoring, Golden State went on an 8-0 burst to increase their advantage to 116-77 on a Livingston jumper with 9:30 left to play. Now they have to deal with an engaged Warriors team that isn't likely to sleepwalk through a half, as they did in Game 1 . "So, it was definitely something different than I've seen here". Read More »

Game 3 Preview: Warriors at Spurs

It all started May 14 when the Golden State Warriors battled the San Antonio Spurs. Warriors superstar guard Stephen Curry came out blazing, hitting 14 of 26 shots and scoring 40 points. For two quarters it looked like things could be interesting, but now it seems we're on our way to witnessing another Warriors sweep. The Cavs have also been dominating in the East , and if their conference finals series against the Celtics is as uneventful as many people expect, that could lead to a quick, ... Read More »

David Wagner leads Huddersfield away for sunshine break ahead of play-off final

Huddersfield, which was the English champion each year from 1924-26, was most recently in the top flight in 1972, so would be a debutant in the Premier League. We'll have another look at some more specific odds a bit closer to the day but there you go, for now you can double your money if you think we'll be celebrating at the end of the day. Read More »

Man United: Jose blasts Premier League


But they have struggled in the Premier League and will finish sixth regardless of their result in Sunday's home match against Crystal Palace - meaning the Europa League represents their last chance to reach next season's Champions League. Read More »

Romero thwarts Southampton in uninspiring draw


The Spain worldwide, who is reportedly Madrid's priority transfer target ahead of the upcoming window, did not travel with United's squad for the goalless draw with Southampton on Wednesday night. "So I think it's just a lost battle". He said: "Joel (Pereira) and (Kieran) O'Hara". "I hope to play Sergio in the final and hopefully we don't have problems with the keepers". Read More »

Derek Jeter Night Quickly Overtaken By Springer, Astros


Before the ceremony, special guest after special guest had gushed about how calm Jeter always was in the biggest games, in the toughest spots, on the largest stages in sports. Tanaka (5-2) left to jeers with NY trailing 8-0, the most runs he allowed in his major league career. "You get chills watching some of those moments: the flip, the home runs, the jump throws in the hole", said Bregman, whose only disappointment was he did not get to meet Jeter. Read More »

Warriors: Conference finals schedule vs. Spurs set

The Rockets had been 3-0 against San Antonio in postseason series, winning in the first round in 1980, the conference semifinals in 1981, and the conference finals in 1995. "It wasn't one guy scoring 40 points", said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. The Spurs won all four quarters, with Houston getting within four points in third. Read More »

'It's the most important match in Man Utd's history' - Mourinho


The 27-year-old believes the clubs supporters can play a key role during the contest, as United aim to reach their first European final since 2011. United's hopes of a Premier League top-four finish took a heavy blow with last Sunday's defeat to Arsene Wenger's Gunners in north London - a match for which Mourinho left Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba out of his starting line-up. Read More »

Cavs rout Celtics in Game 1


He's pretty good. It's kind of hard to not expect it because that's what he does. This guy's seeing it all. Everybody knows that everybody is counting us out. "But we need to do a better job in a lot of ways". Who do you come off of? "So I'm not going to put myself in the position to hurt my team or my teammates". Read More »

Mourinho blames Pogba price tag for 'unfair' criticism


He told Omnisport (h/t ESPN FC ): "I think the problem is the tag, the price tag on his back". So when the team was very good, he was very good. He always sacrifices for the team. The 54-year-old complained of the congested fixture list faced by the Red Devils, with their last match against Crystal Palace just three days before their Europa League final against Ajax. Read More »

India name squad for Champions Trophy

There were doubts about whether India would participate in the Champions Trophy after the BCCI was out-voted in its opposition to the new ICC revenue model. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is expected to don the big gloves and also is the sixth batsman in the side. The middle order looks very strong with the likes of Yuvraj Singh , who also makes a comeback to the Indian squad . Read More »

Celtics win NBA draft lottery

Editor's note: SportsDay's Eddie Sefko recently wrote a series of columns chronicling the Mavericks' NBA draft lottery picks. Don't give me this idea that the Celtics were hoping to get screwed at Tuesday night's Lottery just because they didn't want to feel obligated to draft 19-year-old point guard Markelle Fultz with the top pick. Read More »

James, Love Throttle Celtics


Plenty of those rebounds; especially their offensive ones, came during "garbage time " of the game in the late 4th when the Cavaliers put on deep bench players Derrick Williams, Dahntay Jones and even the birthday boy himself; Channing Frye who was restricted to the bench for most of this game only playing for just over 3 minutes, due to the standout performance from Tristan Thompson and Ty Lue's smart decision to keep taking advantage of his hustle. Read More »