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Sport Patriots reportedly sign RB James White to 3-year contract extension
Author: 0 Patriots reportedly sign RB James White to 3-year contract extension

The extension represents a significant pay raise for the 25-year-old - who made just over $1.5 million in salary over his first three National Football League seasons combined - and also continues a somewhat surprising trend for the Patriots, who have been unusually willing to shell out big money for running backs this offseason.

Author: 0 Ronny happy to hit 100-goal milestone

To be able to reach this mark is an honour and against a team like Bayern it is better still", the Portugal skipper told BeIN Sport Spain. It was a special day with a really important victory. "I'm happy with the substation because Marco did well out there". Bayern should have been 2-0 up at the break, but Arturo Vidal, who headed the hosts into a first-half lead, skied a penalty.

Author: 0 White House press briefing gatecrashed by NFL star

Saying you couldn't do it; the game was over. Hopefully, if we accomplish the goal of winning a championship in the future years, we will [be] back on the South Lawn again soon. By our count, 119 members of the Patriots organization posed on the steps with Obama in 2015 while just 1.5 million 52 posed with Trump on Wednesday.

Author: 0 James Harden believes 'winning' is most important in MVP race

At least that's how numerous league's players feel, following the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard's record-setting night. Two days after joining Robertson as the only players in league history to average a triple-double over an entire season , Westbrook secured his 42nd of the year by picking up his 10th assist on a dish to Semaj Christon for a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter.

Sport Perry scores in OT, Ducks take 3-0 series lead over Flames
Author: 0 Perry scores in OT, Ducks take 3-0 series lead over Flames

Just looking at him and Brandon Montour gives me a warm, happy, fuzzy feeling about the future. The Flames face becoming the first of the five Canadian teams in the National Hockey League post-season to exit if they can't prolong their Western Conference conference quarter-final.

Sport Firmino grabs another victor, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0
Author: 0 Firmino grabs another victor, Liverpool beats West Brom 1-0

Liverpool now sit third in the table, five points behind Tottenham in 2nd and two points ahead of Manchester City in fourth, although each of those teams have a game in hand. Liverpool have not been able to see out games in which there are not too many chances created and against opposition that is resilient at the back so last night will have been an encouraging sign for Jurgen Klopp.

Author: 0 Rusty Murray wins in Monte Carlo, Nadal taken to three sets

Nadal wins his opening round match at Monte Carlo. The victor will go on to meet either No5 seed Marin Cilic, a convincing victor over Jeremy Chardy , 6-3, 6-0, or Berdych , who denied Haas one more win in a tight three-setter, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Author: 0 Serena Williams Won the 2017 Australian Open While Eight Weeks Pregnant

Serena Williams is pregnant with her first child, her spokesperson has confirmed. After recently announcing her engagement to Alexis Ohanian, Reddit's co-founder, Williams announced the news of her "20 weeks" pregnancy on Snapchat, posting a photograph of her and her baby bump in a yellow swimsuit.

Author: 0 Danny Drinkwater targets Champions League again with Leicester

Full of hope and excitement as we progress. We brought Leo (Leonardo Ulloa) on to cause an aerial threat and it started paying dividends for us. The Argentine coach has transformed Atletico from sleeping giants to one of Europe's most feared teams in his five years in charge and he said he had fulfilled his initial aim when he took the reins of an ailing club in 2012.

Author: 0 Four race will run until the final day, claims Guardiola

Hull kept the home side at bay for a while in the first half but Ahmed Elmohamady turned the ball into his own goal from a risky low cross from Jesus Navas in the 31st minute to open the scoring for Manchester City. 'Six players forgot to defend and when that happens normally a goal is scored, ' he said. The third goal arrived in the 64th minute, coming from the seldom seen Fabian Delph, who was picked out by Sterling with time and space to unleash a fierce effort into th top corner.

Author: 0 JJ Watt huge fan of Rockets guard Patrick Beverley

Spacing needs to be almost ideal on offense, and Thunder playmakers like Russell Westbrook, Victor Oladipo and Semaj Christon need to not play in crowds, utilizing the passing of their big men to keep the ball moving from one side of the floor to the other.

Sport Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs' visit to White House
Author: 0 Star QB Tom Brady to miss NFL champs' visit to White House

Hernandez was serving a life sentence for murder but was recently acquitted on separate double murder charges. "No team has been this good for this long". Trump certainly couldn't care less about the absence of a few haters, but Tom Brady? While Brady has supported Trump and the president considers the MVP quarterback a longtime friend, Bundchen has been vocal in her displeasure of Trump .

Sport McLeish's message to Rangers: stop Celtic right now
Author: 0 McLeish's message to Rangers: stop Celtic right now

He said: "I'm used to it and I love these type of games at these knockout stages when you need to win - it is the only option". Asked if he had any advice for Caixinha ahead of his first Old Firm game, the former Scotland boss said: "It is so hard to prepare anybody for these games".

Sport Chicago Cubs rally in 9th, beat Milwaukee Brewers
Author: 0 Chicago Cubs rally in 9th, beat Milwaukee Brewers

Tanaka (2-1) built off getting his first win of the season Friday against St. Louis. Chicago trailed 4-1 before Willson Contreras' RBI single in the sixth off Carlos Torres. Yankees: Girardi said C Gary Sanchez (right biceps strain) felt good after playing catch for the first time since going on the DL on April 8. He faces a tough assignment against Braves (6-7) ace Julio Teheran (1-0, 0.95 ERA), who has allowed three runs or fewer in seven starts against the Nationals (8-5).

Author: 0 Eleven Irish Players Named In Lions Squad

Sam Warburton will skipper the squad once more, becoming only the second man after Martin Johnson to lead the Lions on two tours, while there is room for just two Scots in the form of Tommy Seymour and Stuart Hogg . Warburton felt the captaincy would go to one of the current global skippers in the squad, but believes he is better prepared for the job now then four years ago when he led the Lions to victory over Australia.

Sport Chelsea rocked as Real Madrid star rules out summer transfer
Author: 0 Chelsea rocked as Real Madrid star rules out summer transfer

Mikel Vesga put Gijon in front again five minutes after half-time but Alvaro Morata again pegged back the relegation-threatened side nine minutes later. Isco has been heavily linked with a move away from Real Madrid this summer after falling out of favour under Zinedine Zidane . Madrid survived an almighty scare in its 3-2 victory at Sporting on Saturday, overturning a 2-1 deficit as Isco struck the victor with eight seconds of regulation time remaining.

Author: 0 Blazers Need More Than Just Lillard, McCollum To Beat Warriors

Th. The Warriors also ruled out two other forwards, Matt Barnes (ankle) and Kevon Looney (hip), as well as guard Shaun Livingston (finger), for Wednesday's game. "If he didn't practice, there's concern", Kerr said, via ESPN . Nurkic, traded to Portland on February 12 from the Denver Nuggets, missed the last seven games of the regular season as well as Game 1 against the Warriors with a non-displaced right leg fracture.

Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino has Tottenham in title-winning form

Antonio Conte has admitted that he is wary of Tottenham's chances of catching Chelsea at the top of the Premier League. Chelsea , who lost to Crystal Palace last weekend, made a swift return to winning ways with a 2-1 home win over fourth-placed Manchester City last night, with Hazard scoring both goals for the hosts.

Sport Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Hamilton 2nd
Author: 0 Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Hamilton 2nd

Wolff was clear it was unlikely Mercedes could go as far as appointing a clear number one before the start of a race, describing a suggestion of giving priority to the driver on pole as "too harsh" and "the opposite of what we have done through the years".

Author: 0 Darmian backs Rashford to become one of world's best

Marcus Rashford and Ander Herrera scored early in each half as United blew the title race wide open and boosted their own hopes of finishing in the top four with a valuable victory at Old Trafford. "Not since Italy defender Claudio Gentile outwitted Brazil legend Zico at the 1982 World Cup have I seen a marker nullify a top-class player so completely".

Author: 0 Jenson Button to make one-off F1 return at Monaco

Brown, an American former racer and marketing expert who was appointed McLaren's executive director past year, defended himself as he sat next to Horner in a post-practice news conference. "Perhaps if the races didn't clash, or do it at the end of his Formula One career. but McLaren have got this approach which is perhaps different to ours, but good for them".

Sport Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for United States runners
Author: 0 Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for United States runners

He had just completed the Boston Marathon in 2013 when two pressure cooker bombs detonated near the finish line, killing three people and injuring hundreds more. Staff Sgt. Jose Sanchez ran in the Boston Marathon on Monday because he can. Another woman, Bobbi Gibb finished ahead of Switzer in the 1967 marathon, but she was not officially registered for the race.

Author: 0 Serena Williams Takes Maternity Leave From Tennis

Serena Williams, the 23-time Major victor, is expecting her first child. Serena Williams' "20 weeks" caption means she was pregnant while winning the Australian Open earlier this year. By aiming to return to the game, Williams will follow in the footsteps of Victoria Azarenka, who is close to heading back on tour after the birth of her first child Leo in December.

Author: 0 Marlins fall two outs shy of combined no-hitter against Mariners

Chen was in total control, throwing 64 of his 100 pitches for strikes and flummoxing the Mariners hitters with his curveball and changeup. In the ninth inning, Barraclough struck out pinch-hitter Mike Freeman to start the inning, but he couldn't get past Haniger, who laced the double into the gap.

Author: 0 Pregnancy changes could sideline Williams from Wimbledon

Williams, 35, hasn't played since beating her sister Venus in the final of the Australian Open in January to clinch a record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. "Physically, if she has a normal, uneventful birth, the baby is a doll and she is not nursing, she could recover back to normal in about 4 to 6 weeks", said Dr.

Author: 0 Chelsea and Tottenham dominate the PFA Team of the Year

The Spurs duo of Kyle Walker and Danny Rose are on the flanks, with Chelsea's Gary Cahill and David Luiz manning the centre of defence. The Belgian now leads the standings on 24 goals, four more than the England worldwide, although the Tottenham man has played eight games less than the Everton hitman.

Author: 0 Ronnie O'Sullivan sees off debutant Gary Wilson

But O'Sullivan then launched into a staunch defence of his media work-to-rule in place since the Masters in January. Five-time world champion O'Sullivan conducted an extraordinary press conference on Sunday following his first round victory at the World Championships, claiming he had received a disciplinary letter from World Snooker which contained threatening language.

Author: 0 Leafs clinch playoff berth with win over Pens; Frederik Andersen injured

Matthews all but cemented the Calder Trophy with his 40th of the year into an empty net. With Nikita Zaitsev serving a minor for delay of game, Crosby buried a pass from Guentzel. Columbus was resting several of its major players, including Seth Jones, Alexander Wennberg and Zach Werenski is still out with an injury, so the opportunity for Toronto to take advantage of a depleted lineup was right there.

Author: 0 Jenson Button to replace Fernando Alonso in Monaco Grand Prix

Button is officially McLaren's reserve driver but had been expected to fulfil a more ambassadorial role for the 2017 season after effectively retiring in December. But the 2009 champion will now get to return to the McLaren cockpit for a race, with Alonso opting to skip Monaco to contest the IndyCar series' blue-riband event.

Author: 0 Pats celebrate Super Bowl win at White House

The brief exchange did bring about some chuckles from the crowd of media on hand. The latter was not present for the Patriots' White House visit Wednesday. That'd be Brady, who revealed Wednesday morning he wouldn't join the Patriots' Super Bowl LI victory celebration at the White House due to personal family matters .

Author: 0 Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder - 4/16/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

It's the most intriguing first-round series of the playoffs. So on the eve of the Thunder's opening game against Houston in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs, Roberson has focused his defensive principals on Harden. Westbrook finished a historic regular season that may never be replicated. The Cavs were a.500 team over their last 46 games, so the Celtics have the top seed, against a Bulls team that got better after they lost Dwyane Wade, amid rumors of serious antipathy and ...

Author: 0 Chris Hughton eyeing Championship title after Brighton clinch promotion

The last five years alone have been a drama: three Championship play-off defeats in four seasons and, last year, a near miss on automatic promotion so agonising that it might have crushed the club's morale. "I was buzzing and all the fans were coming up to me", said Knockaert as he recalled the supporters' reaction to yesterday's home win over Wigan Athletic that all but sealed promotion.

Author: 0 Chelsea defender targeted after Arsenal-Schalke love triangle

According to The Mirror , Arsenal believe they have won the race to sign Kolasinac on a free transfer in the summer after the left-back chose not to renew his deal with the Bundesliga side. We can deny that story at the moment. "I think it's important we don't talk about transfers but about the semi-final of the FA Cup". The move for Kolasinac now looks very much on, but with only one year left on his contract they will have to move swiftly to acquire his services.

Sport United Airlines: Doctor dragged off Flight 3411 speaks out after the incident
Author: 0 United Airlines: Doctor dragged off Flight 3411 speaks out after the incident

Dao was removed from the flight out of Chicago's O'Hare to make room for United crew members who needed to board to work a different flight. The chief executive of United Airlines has issued another apology for an incident in which a passenger was injured when being forcibly removed from an overbooked flight , after initially defending the company.

Author: 0 Posey says he's still feeling 'lingering stuff' after being hit in head

I need to see success on the road before I start to trust that you're a good team. Buster Posey has just begun his eighth season in Major League Baseball, and he's pretty much done everything a position player can accomplish. The Giants sounded hopeful Monday that Posey would miss minimal time, with Bochy saying they did not have plans to bring up another catcher from the River Cats.

Sport Joe Johnson stuns Clippers at buzzer as Jazz win without Rudy Gobert
Author: 0 Joe Johnson stuns Clippers at buzzer as Jazz win without Rudy Gobert

The matchup of Gobert and Clippers center DeAndre Jordan was expected to be a key to the best-of-seven series. Chris Paul had 25 points and 11 assists, while Blake Griffin scored 26 for the Clippers. "We made it pretty tough on him". The scheme worked and Los Angeles' fourth-ranked offense was only able to muster 95 points. The Jazz wanted the ball in either Joe Johnson or Gordon Hayward's hands and they wanted to make Jamal Crawford switch onto the ball and play defense.

Author: 0 Kylian Mbappe breaks incredible Champions League record against Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund head to Monaco with the task of overturning a 3-2 first leg deficit it what is set to be a hard night for the Germans. With the fixture rescheduled for the day after, a shaken Borussia looked all at sea against Monaco and their coach Thomas Tuchel acknowledged his side had been ill-prepared to play so soon after the attack.

Sport Hamilton stunned as teen driver has legs amputated
Author: 0 Hamilton stunned as teen driver has legs amputated

Pasma was nearly entirely unharmed. Formula One drivers and teams, along with the motorsport community, have come out in a show of overwhelming support for injured British Formula 4 driver Billy Monger. "Sadly Billy has had amputations to both legs". The racing series gathers together a mix of professional motor racing teams and privately funded drivers, BBC.com reported.

Sport Cavs' Smith hopes to play in game three
Author: 0 Cavs' Smith hopes to play in game three

The Cavaliers are now 7-0 when the trio score at least 20 points each in the postseason. While it is not known whether Smith will return for Game 3 Thursday night, if he is forced to miss time, guard Iman Shumpert will likely step into the starting lineup.

Author: 0 Wizards, Rockets, Warriors seeking 2-0 series leads

Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of Game 1 at the Toyota Center from 11am (AEST). James Harden scored 37 points to go with nine dimes and seven rebounds, and only turned the ball over twice. - Over the past two days the Thunder has spent their afternoons over at the University of Houston's practice gym, working through its analysis of the film and then walking through coverages and offensive schemes on the floor before working up a sweat with some individual drills.

Author: 0 Senators beat Bruins 1-0, take 3-1 lead in series

The next loss will nearly surely be their final one of the season after falling to the Ottawa Senators by a simple 1-0 score in Game 4 at TD Garden on Wednesday night, and dropping down to 3-1 in the best-of-seven series. It was an improvement after Boston had scored three second-period goals in consecutive games. To say Anderson was testy in the morning would be a huge understatement.

Author: 0 Danny Willett serves up traditional Yorkshire menu for Masters champions dinner

Even last fall's Ryder Cup, the biennial event every European-based player circles on the calendar, lost some of its luster for Willett. But a disastrous quadruple-bogey 8 on the first hole Friday was a heavy load to carry. I have a good feel where the hole locations are going to be, where to miss it, what the putts are going to do. "Not the best score, but I've played some nice golf in the middle".

Author: 0 Guentzel, Rust lead Penguins' comeback in Columbus

The loss was deflating for the Blue Jackets , who scored 11 seconds into the game and jumped out to a 3-1 lead after the first period only to let the Penguins climb back in, as veteran goalie Marc-Andre Fleury regained the form that frustrated Columbus in the two previous games.

Sport Leicester European dream still intact after Atletico loss
Author: 0 Leicester European dream still intact after Atletico loss

It eventually came after Leicester's first real attack of the game, with Atletico surging forward on a lightning counter, which ended when Albrighton brought down Griezmann on the edge of the area. "I've seen enough throughout the squad, through working with them. It's a free-kick, it's a definite free-kick, but it's outside the box". "It's a good break [by Atletico] and we spoke about that beforehand, but we'd like a chance to defend the free-kick instead of defending the penalty".

Sport Andriese outpitches Fulmer as Rays beat Tigers 5-1
Author: 0 Andriese outpitches Fulmer as Rays beat Tigers 5-1

And why wouldn't they play ex-Ray Mikie Mahtook? Austin Pruitt (1-0) got his first major league win after 3 1/3 innings of relief. The last Tiger to triple twice in a game was Austin Jackson on August 5, 2012, according to Baseball-Reference.com.

Author: 0 Lewis Hamilton takes blame for Bahrain GP penalty

Lewis Hamilton has apologised to his Mercedes team following an error in the pit lane which cost him a chance to win the Bahrain Grand Prix this afternoon. I had to try and build a gap but there was no grip to build it. The team did, after all, see Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas finish in second and third place, respectively.

Sport Cavaliers' JR Smith exits Game 2 with hamstring injury
Author: 0 Cavaliers' JR Smith exits Game 2 with hamstring injury

The Cavaliers are headed to Indianapolis with a two-game lead on the seven-seeded Indiana Pacers , but the two games have been a little close for comfort for Cavs fans hoping for blowout wins with little anxiety. "And that was big". Kyrie Irving ripped the Pacers apart with 37 points, including a career play-off-best 25 in the second half. Now, they're heading home in a hole they believe is not that deep.

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