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Sport Aaron Hernandez may have committed murder to cover up secret
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez may have committed murder to cover up secret

The state medical examiner's office on Thursday ruled Hernandez's death a suicide after he was found hanged by a bed sheet in his single cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center. In the wake of that investigation, prosecutors charged Hernandez with two other gang-related slayings, but he was exonerated on those charges days before his death.

Sport Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run
Author: 0 Andretti drivers enthusiastic about Alonso's Indy 500 run

A lot of people are saying, 'Man, he's insane, ' or this and that. "But I think the situation with the auto [in F1] is hard and he wants to try something else". I think it shows the significance and the importance and the relevance of the Indy 500. "It is an opportunity for him, and he can do it with a good team as well, so I sense his frustrations with his position in the sport at the moment".

Sport Watch NBA Game 2 Online, Team News
Author: 0 Watch NBA Game 2 Online, Team News

Lowry proved his coach right. Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry went 6-of-12 from the field on Tuesday, finishing with 22 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals, 1 block and 2 3-pointers in a 106-100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks. Bucks win and the Raptors have a serious issue on hand. On top of it, the Raptors couldn't stop Antetokounmpo, whose drives to the basket generated much of the Bucks offense.

Author: 0 New York Rangers: Plenty being said about Blueshirts' big Game 4 win

Patrick Marleau , Marcus Sorensen and David Schlemko also scored for San Jose, Brent Burns had three assists and Martin Jones made 23 saves for his fourth playoff shutout. They managed the puck better and kept the pressure off their own net. There's not many guys who can beat you from the blue line when you see it. The Rangers' previous home playoff win was in Game 1 of the 2015 Eastern Conference Final against Tampa Bay.

Sport Fox News addresses O'Reilly exit on air
Author: 0 Fox News addresses O'Reilly exit on air

Not to mention, an insider told CNN that the political commentator and reps for the news channel have already "begun talking about an exit". The impact the scandal could have on 21st Century Fox's attempts to purchase European broadcaster Sky? Fox's longtime CEO Roger Ailes resigned abruptly amid similar sexual harassment charges last July.

Author: 0 Brady's White House Absence Questioned After Gisele Deletes Tweet

The original Times photo went viral, getting re-tweeted about 46,000 times, while the " update " tweet that clarified the turnout received only about 500 re-tweets. Brady , the game's most valuable player, skipped the ceremony, citing family matters - his mother, who has been battling a health ailment for the last 18 months, is said to be in town.

Sport Antonio Conte Hints John Terry Might Not Start For Chelsea Against Tottenham
Author: 0 Antonio Conte Hints John Terry Might Not Start For Chelsea Against Tottenham

They have the meanest defense around and arguably the hottest striker in Harry Kane. At the start of this season every one of us would have signed to have this situation. "We are talking about a team that has won a European competition, has a manager that won the league with Juventus in Italy". Saturday's semi-final is against one of the most in-form teams in Europe and we are also fighting for [the Premier League], four points adrift after Chelsea's defeat at Manchester United.

Author: 0 Dwyane Wade says the Bulls are fortunate to have a Jimmy Butler

Lowry, who scored just four points in the Raptor's series-opening defeat, added 22 points and delivered a clinching jump shot over Bucks rookie Malcolm Brogdon. "You can say whatever to him, but I think our actions really let him know that we care for him", Bradley said. Sure, Thomas did not have to go against the Chicago Bulls , but this is what his team and teammates have worked for the entire 82-game regular season.

Author: 0 Twin Cities mark anniversary of Prince's death

On Tuesday came news of the release of " Deliverance ", a new Prince EP featuring six songs he recorded between 2006 and 2008. (They released it under the moniker The Original 7ven.) Still, Day denies any serious bad blood between them: "Families fight", he says.

Sport Baseball, Twitter celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut
Author: 0 Baseball, Twitter celebrates the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson's debut

The year before the Campanis controversy, 18 percent of major league players were African-American according to a study produced by the Society for American Baseball Research. It gives as many fans as possible a chance to see it. According to USA Today Sports , only 7.1 percent of the current Major League Baseball players are African American.

Sport IPL 2017: Kane Williamson, bowlers inspire Hyderabad to win over Delhi
Author: 0 IPL 2017: Kane Williamson, bowlers inspire Hyderabad to win over Delhi

But the game changed suddenly with two Delhi wickets falling in consecutive balls after Yuvraj Singh was introduced for the first time in the 10th over. Williamson was the star of the Hyderabad innings and his 136-run partnership with Dhawan for the second wicket the highlight of the Hyderabad innings.

Author: 0 Penguins Vs. Blue Jackets Live Stream

Pittsburgh scored at least three goals in all five games and at least four in four of them to leave the Blue Jackets still searching for their first playoff series victory. Columbus came ready to play in desperation mode, but their efforts could not meet the Penguins, who defeated them easily by a score of 5-2. Just like in Game 3 when they rallied from a 3-1 deficit, the Penguins began roaring back.

Sport Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall, rep confirms
Author: 0 Serena Williams expecting a baby this fall, rep confirms

Williams was engaged to Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, at the end of a year ago and, if she is already 20 weeks pregnant , was expecting during her record-breaking run at the Australian Open, where she won her 23rd Major title without dropping a set.

Author: 0 Conte admits failure to motivate players after Man Utd defeat

You can now watch both the goals from the game at Old Trafford in our video above. In Sunday's other game Liverpool moved back into third place on the Premier League ladder with a 1-0 win over West Bromwich Albion thanks to an early header from Roberto Firmino.

Author: 0 Brighton promoted to the Premier League!

Our away form has improved from past year and probably that's the key to the success we've had this season. Despite the fans already in party mode, goalkeeper David Stockdale knows there are still games to be played and wants to finish the season as champions.

Sport Red Sox stymied by Bundy
Author: 0 Red Sox stymied by Bundy

Things got a little heated in the eighth inning when Orioles third baseman Manny Machado appeared to slide late into second base to break up a double play. "It was a tough one", Bundy said. "I got some double play balls that my defense helped me out on and got me out of some jams". Brad Brach picked up his third save with a flawless ninth.

Sport Arsenal's top-4 hopes suffer major blow with 3-0 Palace loss
Author: 0 Arsenal's top-4 hopes suffer major blow with 3-0 Palace loss

In the second half at Selhurst Park , Arsenal fans were singing " You're not fit to wear the shirt ", and there seemed to be a lack of fight and organization in Wenger's team. Theo Walcott has taken the courageous move to talk to Arsenal's official website following last night's painful defeat to Crystal Palace , and admits his side let the fans down.

Author: 0 Liverpool's Mane to miss rest of season

The Reds came from a goal down to beat the Potters 2-1 at the bet365 Stadium , courtesy of second-half goals from substitutes Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino. Coutinho and company rallied from down 1-0 late in the first half to win 2-1 at Stoke and preserve third place in the table. "We get a lot of numbers from sports science and this was the minute when all our alarm clocks were ringing".

Sport Jazz Star Rudy Gobert Suffers Apparent Knee Injury
Author: 0 Jazz Star Rudy Gobert Suffers Apparent Knee Injury

Redick and Jamal Crawford struggled down the stretch. With strong drives and passes, the offensive switch seemed to hurt the Clippers and their often late-game shaky defense. This is only the eight time this year Favors has played 30 minutes. After flaming out in each of the past three playoffs in heartbreaking fashion, the Clippers find themselves facing the prospect of going back to a raucous Salt Lake City trailing by two games if they can't find a way to win Game 2 on Tuesday.

Sport NFL Draft: Latest Seven-Round Rams Mock Draft
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Latest Seven-Round Rams Mock Draft

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel's Bob McGinn published his annual draft position rankings for the running backs and fullbacks. After taking the ball from Barrett, Samuel hustled around left end, got past the first wave of defenders and sprinted into the end zone for the clinching score.

Author: 0 West Indies vs Pakistan: Babar Azam century helps Pakistan level series

Pakistan's Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Thursday announced his retirement from worldwide cricket, saying the upcoming series in the West Indies will be his last assignment. Younis, who has led Pakistan in all three formats and guided them to their only World Twenty20 title in England in 2009, needs only 23 runs to reach 10,000 Test runs.

Sport Arsene Wenger: 'Premier League form will not affect FA Cup semi-final'
Author: 0 Arsene Wenger: 'Premier League form will not affect FA Cup semi-final'

It was important to win trophies because it means something and that was when we started to realise just how important it was to try and lift trophies at the end of the season. Guardiola said: "He has made an impact". Guardiola will be desperate to win the F.A. Cup, as he wants some kind of silverware in his first season, but Arsenal and Wenger will be just as desperate, as Wenger is fighting for a contract, and the team are fighting for their pride.

Author: 0 GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets on Wednesday for what they dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader. Further fueling the protests: The government banned opposition leader Henrique Capriles from all political activity for 15 years on April 7. The dealership had been seeking damages from GM of 476 million bolivars - about $665 million at the official exchange rate, but $115 million on the black market where many ...

Author: 0 Shocker: Celtics bench Amir Johnson in favor of Gerald Green

Coming off a pair losses, Boston Celtics takes on Chicago Bull in the NBA Playoffs First Round, Game 3 tonight. The Chicago Bulls are experiencing success early in this year's playoffs and one of the main reasons is the resurgence of veteran point guard Rajon Rondo.

Sport Mazzarri '100 per cent' sure he will keep Watford job
Author: 0 Mazzarri '100 per cent' sure he will keep Watford job

Silva has options should he wish to make changes following the 3-1 defeat against Stoke , with Abel Hernandez and Ahmed Elmohamady pushing for recalls after starting on the bench at the bet365 Stadium . The Tigers, who sit 17th, are unbeaten in their last seven league outings on home soil, a run which has featured five wins, and their boss, Marco Silva, boasts an even more impressive record.

Sport Champions League: Barcelona may not repeat PSG miracle against Juventus
Author: 0 Champions League: Barcelona may not repeat PSG miracle against Juventus

We deserved it and we have no reason to fear anyone", Buffon told Juventus' website. "We played our game and showed what we're capable of but you only have to look at the PSG match to remember that we must be careful". Viewed by some as Messi's heir for the Argentina national team, Dybala's brilliant display only furhtered the comparisons, with Gianluigi Buffon stating he has the ability to be one of the best players in the world.

Sport Ferrari's strategy for Kimi Raikkonen in China 'didn't make any sense'
Author: 0 Ferrari's strategy for Kimi Raikkonen in China 'didn't make any sense'

Whilst Hamilton was able to profit from an early safety auto deployment to maintain his lead, Vettel was forced to overtake team-mate Kimi Raikkonen and the Red Bull duo of Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen to claim second place. The virtual safety vehicle was deplyed on lap 2 after contact between Willams' Lance Stoll and Sergio Perez's Force India and left the former's auto beached on to the gravel.

Sport Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch
Author: 0 Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection - Gordon Bulloch

Hansen said: "I remember a game in 2013 (against Ireland). statistics don't mean anything when pressure is involved". And it's a view that the UK-based Fitzpatrick says has changed dramatically in the Lions' favour over the last 12 months during which he believes the northern hemisphere game has made seismic improvements under some astute Australasian guidance.

Sport Ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain to be returned to family
Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain to be returned to family

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner released Hernandez's body Wednesday "but withheld some tissue including his brain until the cause and manner of death was determined", the statement read. Fallon said he was not aware of any suicide note and officials had no reason to believe Hernandez was suicidal. The IRS has a $117,395 lien on the property.

Sport Europa League clash delayed by crowd disturbances in Lyon
Author: 0 Europa League clash delayed by crowd disturbances in Lyon

AFP reports , via a photographer on the ground, that a steward has been injured in the melee, which has reportedly been caused by fans of the Turkish side. "It would be very unsafe to take on this team (in presence of) the same supporters as tonight". Dortmund's game against Monaco in the Champions League quarterfinals was postponed and played on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Towns makes National Basketball Association history in last game of season

Last season, Westbrook averaged 34.4 minutes per game but increased that to 37.4 in the postseason. Olajuwon finished with one first place vote to Robinson's 73. The two teams are very similar in the way they operate. That becomes a tough thing to Euro-step around. It's going to be hard for anybody that gets through there, because they're in a hard conference with San Antonio, with the Clippers and, of course, the Golden State Warriors.

Sport Harry Kane Striker back to boost Tottenham title hopes
Author: 0 Harry Kane Striker back to boost Tottenham title hopes

That's our job, and then what happens this afternoon with Chelsea is their problem. "We'll see tomorrow if I decide to start him or if he will be on the bench", Pochettino said. He's an important player for us, and for him to be available for us is great. We have to be focussed on next game, if not, you're not spending time in reality.

Author: 0 Chelsea vs Tottenham: Match preview and prediction

Pochettino pledged his future to Tottenham by signing a new contract until June 2021 earlier this year and is committed to seeing that through. Matic thinks the victors at Wembley could hold a mental advantage in the Premier League title race, with Chelsea just four points clear of Spurs going into the final six matches .

Sport Juventus showed they are built to win the Champions League - Del Piero
Author: 0 Juventus showed they are built to win the Champions League - Del Piero

Messi' frustrating first half had a painful ending when he was caught by Miralem Pjanic while jumping for a ball. Though, the feared attacked trident "MSN" failed to churn out another classic Champions League comeback. Enrique forlornly turned to Paco Alcacer from the bench as the hosts played with four forwards for the final half hour. "Psychologically, we never wavered", Massimiliano Allegri , the Juventus manager, said and therein lay one huge difference with PSG.

Author: 0 Joe Pavelski scores fastest playoff goal in Sharks history

Captain Joe Pavelski disclosed his strategy for Tuesday's game at practice yesterday that it's just about getting inside, winning that one-on-one battle and when you get the chance, stick it in the net. "It's been unbelievable", said Lane, who added their Oilers gear is being noticed by people nearly everywhere they go. Laurent Brossoit replaced Talbot - and gave up a second goal to Pavelski, again on a power play, less than four minutes later.

Sport Man City boss Guardiola misses pressure of Germany and Spain
Author: 0 Man City boss Guardiola misses pressure of Germany and Spain

City leapfrog Liverpool into third and are seven points ahead of Everton and Manchester United, although their city neighbours have two games in hand. Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero were also on target as City cemented their place in the Premier League's top four. After that it wasn't easy, but we could use the counter-attack and had space between the lines.

Sport Senators rally past Bruins to win in OT
Author: 0 Senators rally past Bruins to win in OT

That goal was rapidly followed by Derick Brassard's second goal in as many games. But the B's fought back and tied the score 3-3 entering the third period with three goals in the second frame. BOSTON (AP) - The Ottawa Senators needed a late rally in Game 2 to tie up their Eastern Conference quarterfinal matchup with the Boston Bruins. I said yesterday in the preview that it would come down to goaltending, and in a series where both goalies have struggled and have sub-.900 save ...

Author: 0 Warburton to captain Lions; no place for Hartley, Launchbury

And Iain Henderson has done an exceptional job for Ireland. Both Glasgow head coach Gregor Townsend and Scotland assistant coach Jason O'Halloran turned down the chance to join Gatland's backroom team to focus on their new roles, when they will swap teams in the summer.

Sport France win big on final day at world cycling championships
Author: 0 France win big on final day at world cycling championships

There was a bright spot in Team Canada's Thursday at the Hong Kong world track cycling championships, but there wasn't much to shout about. She also finished second to her team pursuit team-mate Laura Kenny in the points race at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Sport ROCKETS 115, THUNDER 111 Westbrook scores 51, but Houston beat OKC
Author: 0 ROCKETS 115, THUNDER 111 Westbrook scores 51, but Houston beat OKC

Sunday's Game 1 for the Thunder was reminiscent of their Game 1 in the Western Conference semifinals against San Antonio previous year when the Spurs buried the Thunder 124-92. Friday they might need to do the same thing, but instead of giving him the ball in the paint like they did Howard, or feed Anderson threes like they normally would, maybe they could get him going by having him shoot a few mid-range jumpers.

Sport Red Sox Bats Come Alive In Seventh To Get Win Over Rays
Author: 0 Red Sox Bats Come Alive In Seventh To Get Win Over Rays

Boston RF Mookie Betts was presented with his 2016 Silver Slugger, Gold Glove and Wilson Defensive Player of the Year awards in a pregame ceremony. NOTES: Jackie Bradley Jr . Peterson homered in his first big league at-bat since 2015 and Logan Morrison hit a grand slam, two of the career-high four homers allowed by Cy Young Award victor Rick Porcello in the Rays' 10-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.

Author: 0 Horford, Thomas get Celtics back in series

In the first two games, Rondo had only been shooting 42.3 percent from the field, but he averaged 11.5 points, 8.5 rebounds, 10.0 assists and 3.5 steals per game . James Harden scored 44 points for Houston, but he missed a 3-pointer that could have won the game just before time expired. The Boston Celtics only scored 97 over Bulls 111 points.

Author: 0 Mauricio Pochettino claims Tottenham more popular than Arsenal and Chelsea in London

Speaking at a press conference ahead of tomorrow's fixture against Spurs , Conte suggested that Cahill might not be available for selection. The defensive unit, marshalled by David Luiz, suddenly looked a lot more solid. If this Spurs team gets over the line sooner rather than later they will surge ahead because they are that good. Look at Barcelona with Pep [Guardiola], with Tito Vilanova, with [Frank] Rijkaard, with Luis Enrique - all different managers but with the same group of ...

Author: 0 Harry Redknapp Manager may extend surprise spell with Birmingham

Gianfranco Zola resigned on Easter Monday following the 2-0 defeat away to Burton Albion, having won two of his 24 games in charge. However under former Italy worldwide Zola, the Midlands club suffered a dramatic slump in form that saw Birmingham manage just two wins in 22 matches.

Author: 0 Bayern Munich goalkeeper to miss rest of season

We've had a lot of tough games, but tonight's was the most hard of them all. He made a lot of mistakes and knocked us out of the Champions League . The Bavarians cancelled out their 2-1 quarter-final first leg defeat to take the game to extra-time in Madrid .

Author: 0 Horford, Thomas lead Celtics over Bulls

Chicago won the first two games in Boston. It's just hard to ignore how tough a time his replacements had trying to fill his shoes. "We're going to miss him", said the Bulls' Jimmy Butler on Friday, according to ESPN . Jae Crowder finished with 16 points. It is occasionally possible to play through a thumb fracture, as Boston guard Avery Bradley did in 2015, but even most thumb fractures like Rondo's that don't require surgery sideline the player at least three weeks.

Sport Gary Cahill treated for gastroenteritis, reveals Chelsea boss Antonio Conte
Author: 0 Gary Cahill treated for gastroenteritis, reveals Chelsea boss Antonio Conte

Everything has to remain in context. Monaco will have their work cut out to hold on to their tight lead at the top of France's Ligue 1 against a Lyon side that has had a very impressive season and now resides in fourth place. They are full of great players. Chelsea and Tottenham have a win apiece over the other this season with the Blues claiming a 2-1 home victory in the league, while Spurs picked up a 2-0 win in the reverse fixture .

Sport Chicago Blackhawks: Is it Time to Bench Corey Crawford?
Author: 0 Chicago Blackhawks: Is it Time to Bench Corey Crawford?

Chicago coach Joel Quenneville is sticking with Corey Crawford in net but looking at some other lineup changes. Nobody in town will argue. Add to the mix the fact that Duncan Keith may finally be facing the reality of all those minutes from previous playoff years catching up to him, and that Niklas Hjalmarsson can only take so much of a beating in terms of shot blocks and body checks, and there are plenty of reasons to be concerned about the team's defense moving forward.