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Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Massachusetts State Police is investigating his death. Hernandez was said to have been in a single cell in a general population housing unit and had used various items to block his door before he was found. Just before his acquittal, Hernandez was seen blowing kisses to the little girl he fathered with fiancée Shayanna Jenkins. Hernandez's death was "a shocking and sad end to a very tragic series of events that has negatively impacted a number of families", said Bristol County District ...

Author: 0 It just wasn't meant to be: Foxes bow out of Europe

Asked about his emotions at the end, Shakespeare, Leicester's manager, said: "Disappointment obviously to go out but immensely proud of the performance". "We were living in fear all night". "We absolutely gave it our all, especially in the second half", England global Vardy told BT Sport . They pushed us all the way.

Sport Isaiah Thomas remembers late sister Chyna from head to toe
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas remembers late sister Chyna from head to toe

Rondo had 11 points and 14 assists on a night when all five Bulls starters reached double figures. Center Robin Lopez added 18 and rookie Paul Zipser finished with 16 points. "You have to continue to be positive and go out there and play hard, no matter what the outcome is", added Bradley. James conveyed his sympathy after Monday morning's shootaround before Game 2 of the series against the Indiana Pacers.

Author: 0 Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

In front of a standing-room only crowd at SunTrust Park, the Braves (3-6) beat the Padres 5-2. After Flowers got the scoring started for the Braves , Phillips hit a two-run single in the sixth inning and an RBI single in the eighth. His fourth homer of the year is already more than the three he hit in a full year last season. "The thing was dancing around pretty good", Braves manager Brian Snitker said.

Sport Juventus and Monaco Into Champions League Semi Finals
Author: 0 Juventus and Monaco Into Champions League Semi Finals

Moreover, the fact that Juve have conceded just twice in the Champions League all season highlights how tonight is far from the only occasion in which their backline has been superb. Trailing 3-0 from the first leg against Juventus , Barca headed back to the Nou Camp full of hope that they could create more history, after the stunning comeback over Paris Saint-Germain in March.

Sport Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium
Author: 0 Statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled at Dodger Stadium

Its the first statue at Dodger Stadium, and its unveiling came on the 70th anniversary of Robinson breaking baseballs color barrier. Robinson's legacy lives on today, as evidenced by the sentiment of those paying tribute. It was Campanis' stumbling interview on ABC's "Nightline" with Ted Koppel in 1987 that laid bare baseball's patronizing attitude toward blacks and forced the sport to begin taking the concept of equal opportunity more seriously.

Sport Miami's Chen pulled from no-hit bid to start 8th vs Seattle
Author: 0 Miami's Chen pulled from no-hit bid to start 8th vs Seattle

The Marlins were on the brink of making history Tuesday until Mariners outfielder Mitch Haniger ruined the fun. The win also represented Miami's fourth in its last five games dating back to Friday's 3-2 triumph over the New York Mets. Chen got out of the jam striking out Kyle Seager and getting Taylor Motter to pop out on his 100th pitch. The 43-year-old got his 3,000th career hit last season, and the Mariners had a pregame video tribute for him on the scoreboard, followed by an ...

Author: 0 Cubs Receive Championship Rings in Wrigley Field Ceremony

Following their win over Los Angeles, the Cubs improved to 5-2 on the season. "Their guy, Jansen, is ridiculously good", Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "We played the heck out of defense", said Maddon, whose team is 6-3, having won two of three in each of its first three series of the season. Koji Uehara entered and almost got out of the inning.

Author: 0 Shakespeare savours Leicester's taste of big time

Despite a gallant effort, Spain's Atletico Madrid killed the Premier League side's European adventure with a 1-1 draw on Tuesday evening, winning the tie 2-1 on aggregate. "First of all we need to concentrate on the rest of the season, hopefully finishing on a high note, and then next season we need to dust ourselves off and look forward again".

Author: 0 Kenyans Edna Kiplagat, Geoffrey Kirui Win Boston Marathon Titles

Switzer registered using just her initials. In the women's race, Kiplagat conjured a similarly decisive burst over the closing stages to claim the race for the first time. "Unless we have rules, society will be in chaos". "And Jock thought we were trying to pull a fast one". Inside, another line of runners was there on Tuesday to celebrate Kathrine Switzer.

Author: 0 Rockets Blast Thunder in Game One

Houston set an National Basketball Association record with 1,181 3-point baskets - an average of 14.4 per game - with Harden (262), backup shooting guard Eric Gordon (246) and forward Ryan Anderson (205) all over 200 and forward Trevor Ariza (190) not far off the pace.

Sport Tom Brady News, Pictures, and Videos
Author: 0 Tom Brady News, Pictures, and Videos

Six others had already signaled that they would take a pass, some for political reasons. The New York Times tweeted a photo comparing the photo of the Patriots Wednesday meeting at the White House and when the team met President Obama in 2015.

Author: 0 Bayern file UEFA complaint over Madrid police 'attack'

Bayern then conceded three in extra-time, two of which were scored by Ronaldo as he completed his hat-trick, but both should arguably have been ruled out for offside, per The Telegraph . "In a quarterfinal you have to put a better referee, or it is the moment to introduce video refereeing, which is what UEFA are trying, because there are too many errors".

Sport Sky revenues rise 5% in 9-mths, profits lower
Author: 0 Sky revenues rise 5% in 9-mths, profits lower

Sky plc, which has operations in Austria, Germany, Ireland‎ and Italy, as well as the United Kingdom, said revenues in the nine months to March 31 were up 11% - or 5% on a constant currency basis - to £9.6bn. Sky said it increased its reach by 4 percent and is now regularly reaching over 100 million viewers across Europe. Sky said weak consumer markets in the United Kingdom and Italy resulted in tougher advertising markets in calendar 2017.

Author: 0 Monaco offer Dortmund plaque as show of solidarity

There will be sympathy for Dortmund, whose coach Thomas Tuchel claimed it was "absurd" to play last week's first leg so soon after the incident with the team bus, and they will wonder what might have been had Nuri Sahin's free-kick not rebounded off the post with the score at 1-0 here.

Author: 0 Flames swept by Ducks falling Wednesday night 3-1

That prompted Calgary coach Glen Gulutzan to replace Elliott in net with Johnson, who stopped the first shot he faced, off the stick of Rickard Rakell, before Thompson swatted in the rebound to give the Ducks an early 2-0 lead. "As a goalie you take pride on giving yourself and your team a chance to win every night", he said. "Some nights it's a bounce". Two years ago when Calgary last made the playoffs, the team was dubbed the "Find-a-way Flames" for their ability to always find a way to ...

Author: 0 Hamilton hits back with Chinese win

Hamilton conceded afterwards that the pace between himself and Vettel was close and that the fight for victory may have been closer without the safety vehicle. Ricciardo finished fourth, followed by Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas in sixth. "If we can be close, that's good". Raikkonen's podium hopes in China were not helped by Ferrari's decision to leave him out longer than was ideal before his second stop - which meant that by the time he had recovered it was too ...

Sport Dortmund: police held team bus for 20 minutes before game
Author: 0 Dortmund: police held team bus for 20 minutes before game

Falcao has warned Monaco not to think Dortmund are out of the champions league yet, as they prepare for the second leg. The 18-year-old was particularly effective for Monaco on the counter attack as Dortmund searched for a way back into the tie late on, before his replacement Germain put it beyond their reach following another Lemar assist.

Sport Diego Costa claims Premier League-worst record stat against Man United
Author: 0 Diego Costa claims Premier League-worst record stat against Man United

Kane said Tottenham had had a superb season but urged his team mates not to take their foot off the pedal. Chelsea's two losses in their last four league games have cut the league leaders' advantage at the top to four points while second-placed Tottenham have won seven consecutive league games.

Author: 0 Walker: White House must deal with Canada's dairy policies

The President told his audience Canada had been "very unfair" to US dairy farmers. The surprise tongue-lashing represents some of the new administration strongest anti-Canada rhetoric thus far, and a significant departure from the relatively warm reception Prime Minister Justin Trudeau received on his first meeting with Trump in the US capitol.

Sport Serena reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant
Author: 0 Serena reveals she is 20 weeks pregnant

That's what The New York Times is speculating, anyway - that Serena Williams was pregnant when she won the Australian Open. If the snap was an announcement of firsts, Williams is expecting her first child with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, whom she got engaged to late previous year.

Author: 0 Barcelona vs Juventus Live Stream Score Commentary in Champions League 2017

Gerard Pique remained confident that Barcelona could recover from Wednesday's Champions League defeat in time for Sunday's La Liga Clasico against Real Madrid . Barca scored three times in the final two minutes plus stoppage time as PSG lost control of the match in a grandstand finish last month. "We have to give everything we have".

Sport Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant
Author: 0 Love game for Serena: Spox says Williams is pregnant

Neither Williams or her management team were immediately available for comment. The implication of the good news is that the star was a few weeks pregnant when she beat her sister Venus to win the Australian Open back in January. Serena and Alexis have kept their romance pretty low-key, but she announced their engagement via a poem on Reddit (naturally) in December under the title "I said yes".

Sport Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans: Stop whistling me!
Author: 0 Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans: Stop whistling me!

You have the decisions that penalised us a lot, Arturo's card was not a card and then two goals for Cristiano were offside", said Ancelotti. However, a weird own goal from Real captain Sergio Ramos levelled things up at 3-3 overall before Bayern saw midfielder Arturo Vidal sent off late on and they went into extra time with 10 men.

Sport Dortmund emotionally ready to face Monaco - Tuchel
Author: 0 Dortmund emotionally ready to face Monaco - Tuchel

He had scored twice in the first leg and in both legs against Manchester City in the Round of 16. "All that happened last week has made us stronger". We need to play well and I'm convinced we can do it. In contrast to Reus, Bartra will watch his team' s game on television at home in Dortmund as will be out for at least four weeks. We are in constant contact with Marc Bartra and have noticed that he is doing better and that he wants to be back with us as soon as possible.

Author: 0 Sunderland Ace Lee Cattermole Praises Returning Wahbi Khazri as Relegation Battle Intensifies

Twice West Ham led, through Andre Ayew and James Collins, but twice Sunderland rallied - the first time when Wahbi Khazri scored direct from a corner. I don't think they've turned against him. Which manager is happy? The first blunder was caused by a whipped in Wahbi Khazri corner, with the ball flying right over Randolph's head and into the top-corner to make it 1-1 in the first-half.

Sport Juventus dump Barcelona out of Champions League
Author: 0 Juventus dump Barcelona out of Champions League

Barca of course pulled off arguably the greatest comeback of all time when they beat PSG 6-1 last month, having lost the first leg 4-0. "We have nothing to lose", the Barca coach added. " That said, we have the potential and the players to turn around this elimination, or at least to try ". 'The fact we stopped Barcelona scoring over 180 minutes of football means we really are solid'.

Sport Arsene Wenger Has Created The Invisibles - Chris Sutton
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Has Created The Invisibles - Chris Sutton

Goals from Andros Townsend, Yohan Cabaye and Luka Milivojevic saw Palace to their surprisingly comfortable win. "We faced a team who played very deep, went for a game that was very direct, and we lost many direct duels and many second balls because they were sharper than us and more decisive", the Arsenal boss admitted.

Sport George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers
Author: 0 George insists comments were intended to motivate Pacers

After the game, a 117-111 Cavs win, Smith said he did not require an MRI and he hopes to play in Game 3. The Pacers were led by, forward, Paul George with 32 points and 8 rebounds. But Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue sounded the warning about his team's high turnover count, which allowed the Pacers to re-enter the contest. "We need Lance.

Author: 0 Guentzel tallies hat trick in Penguins' win

The Blue Jackets got a goal from Karlsson 27 seconds into the third that seemed to pump them up again. The Penguins rally was led offensively by two unlikely candidates. According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Blue Jackets are favored at home today, as they are getting odds of -120 to win, while the Penguins are getting a money line of +100 to prevail.

Sport Warriors vs. Blazers, Wednesday
Author: 0 Warriors vs. Blazers, Wednesday

Remember: Golden State rattled off its longest winning streak of the season, 14 games, nearly exclusively without Durant in March and early April, including winning three games in four nights, against the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets twice, in late March.

Author: 0 Bayern file complaint over police 'attacks' on fans at Real Madrid

And reporter Jose Luis Sanchez, of Atresmedia TV programme " El Chiringuito de los Jugones", said Robert Lewandowski, Arturo Vidal - sent off in the 84th minute for a controversial second yellow card - and Thiago Alcantara entered the official's dressing room and insulted him before police intervened.

Sport 'Playoff Rondo' delivers for Bulls with near triple-double in Game 2
Author: 0 'Playoff Rondo' delivers for Bulls with near triple-double in Game 2

While some might be shocked by how Chicago has played as a No. 8 seed that was just 41-41, Butler made it clear he's not one of those folks. Rondo , a former Celtic who won a title in Boston , narrowly missed the 11th playoff triple-double of his career with 11 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds.

Sport NCAA Names Hosts for 2019 & 2020 NCAA D3 Swimming Championships
Author: 0 NCAA Names Hosts for 2019 & 2020 NCAA D3 Swimming Championships

Georgia has hosted 10 regionals, including one previous year. OU's Lloyd Noble Center will host a women's gymnastics regional in 2019 and the NCAA Men's Gymnastics Championships in 2022, while the Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club will welcome a women's golf regional in 2019 and a men's golf regional in 2020.

Sport Gymnastics, Golf to Host NCAA Regional Championships
Author: 0 Gymnastics, Golf to Host NCAA Regional Championships

The LSU gymnastics, men's golf and women's golf programs will each host NCAA Regional Championships between 2019 and 2021, the NCAA Announced Tuesday. "In addition, MIAA schools have great facilities and the NCAA has recognized that with today's announcement of multiple championship sites". Nebraska will be the host school for the 2020 women's volleyball championships December 17-19.

Sport Liriano, bullpen pitch 6-hitter, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 3-0
Author: 0 Liriano, bullpen pitch 6-hitter, Blue Jays beat Red Sox 3-0

And now with AL Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello up on Wednesday followed by the man who might be the best pitcher in the league this year - lefty Chris Sale on Thursday - the opportunities only get leaner. "We're not happy with the way things are going", Pillar said. "He was going to pitch regardless of situation, he'll be fine (Thursday) even though it's a day game.

Sport Griezmann Comments On Rumours Amid Reports Of Secret Real Chase
Author: 0 Griezmann Comments On Rumours Amid Reports Of Secret Real Chase

Atletico can turn with confidence still high to the Champions League, where it hosts Leicester on Tuesday in the quarterfinals the same day that Barcelona visits Juventus. Real took time to truly get going but they soon found their rhythm, testing Jan Oblak for the first time 15 minutes in through a well-struck strike from Cristiano Ronaldo 25 yards out.

Sport Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No
Author: 0 Easy choice: Browns CB Haden wants Garrett with No

Most teams use the point chart when it comes to making a deal. But behind the scenes, they are apparently dead set on finding "the next guy". They need a player like him and he'd be another piece in the youth movement they're trying to usher in for a brighter future.

Author: 0 Warriors tested by pesky Blazers

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall scored a playoff career-high 32 points while Markieff Morris added 21 in his National Basketball Association postseason debut to help Washington beat Atlanta in Game 1 . Green filled out the box score, tallying up 19 points, 12 rebounds, 9 assists, 5 blocks and 3 steals . "Obviously we still have a lot of good players".

Author: 0 ESPN's Bob Ley questions Patriots' White House trip amid Aaron Hernandez's death

Kraft, who presented Trump with a championship ring before Belichick gave Trump a commemorative helmet, joked that Trump's White House bid faced "odds nearly as long as we did" in the Super Bowl. "We celebrate the Super Bowl champion Patriots -champions, period - and their historic win", Trump started. "And I understand the focus of football very well, I think, as a civilian, and the pride the Patriots rightfully take in what they've achieved with this championship".

Author: 0 Dortmund players 'fully focused' on Monaco, says Tuchel

Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel accepted his side had come off second best, with Monaco's early goal "destroying our belief". Although Monaco score a lot of goals they also let in a few at the back, so, this will give the German team some cause for hope in this game.

Sport Nats' Jayson Werth leaves game with undisclosed injury
Author: 0 Nats' Jayson Werth leaves game with undisclosed injury

ATLANTA (AP ) - Bryce Harper assumes everybody already knows the Washington Nationals will again be a team to watch in the National League. But two realities are clear 14 games into the season: Bryce Harper is as risky as he has ever been in the batter's box, and he still destroys Julio Teheran .

Author: 0 UFC 210: Jon Jones make gruesome prediction for Daniel Cormier rematch

Cormier (18-1) finds himself in a almost identical situation for Saturday's championship rematch at UFC 210 at the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, sitting as a -105 underdog (bet $105 to win $100) according to oddsmakers. At the end of the day Cormier said he's not latching on to one fight over another. He's like, 'man, I was in the same situation as you, ' so obviously we both had some issues with our scales, or the commission had a scale issue.

Sport Grizzlies coach David Fizdale fined $30000 following rant
Author: 0 Grizzlies coach David Fizdale fined $30000 following rant

At practice on Wednesday, Conley told reporters that he had sent Fizdale a text hours after the game thanking him. The Spurs' Kawhi Leonard attempted more free throws (19-of-19) than the entire Memphis squad (13-of-15). It was a head coach tearing into the officials to show that he has his team's back, and Spurs fans should expect to see an all-out assault by the Grizzlies in game three of the playoffs.

Author: 0 Indians-Twins rained out in advance; makeup date is June 17

Then Brantley took Kyle Gibson (0-2) deep in the fifth inning, raising his career average in 13 at-bats against the Twins right-hander to.385 with four RBIs. "I don't have the scientific formula, but good hitters, as cold as they get, they get just that hot", Francona said. The Indians DH signed a three-year, $60 million deal in the offseason to bring some more pop to the lineup.

Sport New York Rangers Look to Even the Score Against Montreal
Author: 0 New York Rangers Look to Even the Score Against Montreal

They have outshot NY in each of the last two games and just seem to be the better team in the little facets. Canadiens goaltender Carey Price made 20 saves. "He was a real leader for us out there tonight". Nash gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead early in the second. The puck went in the net on the play but the goal was immediately waved off and Nash was assessed a two-minute minor for goalie interference, thereby nullifying the NY power play.

Sport Cano, Cruz power Mariners past Marlins in Ichiro return
Author: 0 Cano, Cruz power Mariners past Marlins in Ichiro return

Chen, who dealt with elbow issues last season, was lifted after throwing his 100th pitch to complete the seventh inning. Brad Ziegler relieved him in the eighth, extending the team's no-hit bid another inning. "We really ground out at-bats today, my hat is off to the guys", Mariners manager Scott Servais said. The bobblehead commemorates his 262-hit season in 2004 with the Mariners and his 3,000th career hit in 2016 with the Marlins.

Sport Serena Williams Puts Pregnancy Speculation to Rest
Author: 0 Serena Williams Puts Pregnancy Speculation to Rest

A spokeswoman for Williams, Kelly Bush Novak, wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday: "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall". Court, an Australian, won the last three of those titles in 1973 after giving birth to a son, Danny, in 1972. Five-times Grand Slam victor Maria Sharapova, who returns to competition next week after a 15-month doping ban, could also benefit if she rediscovers her top form.